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Using the ONS Secure Research Service for informing and evaluating government policy
13 October 2023
In this blog, Louise Corti, Head of Analytical Insights and Impact at the Office for National Statistics (ONS) Integrated Data Service, sets out how the data provided by the ONS Secure Research Service has been used to both inform and evaluate government policy.
Are farming households different to other rural households in Wales? A view from the AD|ARC project
12 October 2023
Stuart Neil is the agriculture and rural affairs statistician working within Welsh Government and a steering group member for the ADR UK-funded Administrative Data | Agricultural Research Collection (AD|ARC) project. In a blog, Stuart discusses the picture emerging from early work on farming households in Wales and how this can help to inform policy decisions that may benefit the people that live in them.
COVID-19 vaccine inequality found among people experiencing homelessness in Wales, study suggests
11 October 2023
A year into the mass vaccination programme, people who experienced homelessness in Wales had lower rates of COVID-19 vaccine uptake, an ADR Wales study has found.
Ethics in the age of AI: An academic’s perspective
26 September 2023
With only a few tickets remaining to the ADR UK Conference 2023, we conclude our series of blogs exploring the work of its keynote speakers. Beth MacDonald (Engagement Officer, Office for National Statistics) spoke with Professor...
Integrated Data Service achieves accreditation
26 September 2023
The Office for National Statistics has announced the Integrated Data Service (IDS) has achieved accreditation under the Digital Economy Act 2017. This milestone is a key step forward in achieving the IDS vision of bringing together ready-to-use data for the public good.