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The Blue Book is published alongside the United Kingdom Balance of Payments – The Pink Book.The researchers cannot download the data or take any copies out of the laboratory and the results of the analysis is checked for statistical disclosure.ONS data can also be used in epidemiologic studies such as survival analysis.Gordon Brown, then Chancellor of the Exchequer, announced on 28 November 2005, that the government intended to publish plans in early 2006 to legislate to render the ONS and the statistics it generates independent of government on a model based on the independence of the Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of England.

in relation to longevity, migration or illness patterns or fine movements in inflation or other aspects of national accounts) give rise to periodic debates about some of its indicators and portrayals.

Its publications, and analyses by other users based on its published data, are reported and discussed daily in the media as the basis for the public understanding of the country in which they live.