Scottish government


Breach Report – National Records of Scotland (NRS) – Deaths involving coronavirus

12 November 2020

Please give an account of what happened including roles of persons involved, dates and times: The statistical news release relating to the publication of the weekly ‘Deaths involving COVID-19′ data on Wednesday 7 October 2020 was mistakenly live on the […]


Jackie Baillie MSP to Sir David Norgrove: Test and Protect Statistics

4 November 2021

Dear Sir David, Misleading statistics used by the Scottish Government for Test and Protect I write to you regarding the above matter. Following media reports this weekend, I am deeply concerned to learn that the Scottish Government has been publishing […]

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UK Statistics Authority statement on Scottish Government’s use of the Labour Force Survey

15 November 2019

Statement on use of Labour Force Survey statistics by Scottish Government, 15 November 2019.