Office of National Statistics

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Civil Service expands to largest size in five years

Civil Service expands to largest size in five years

Civil Service expands to largest size in five years

The UK Civil Service has grown to its largest size for five years, new figures show.

Saturday, March 2, 2019

Saturday, March 2, 2019

MPs call for pay rise hike for parliamentary staff

MPs call for pay rise hike for parliamentary staff

MPs call for pay rise hike for parliamentary staff

A controversial pay rise for MPs has seen more than 160 parliamentarians call for an increased wage boost for their staff.

Monday, January 21, 2019

Monday, January 21, 2019

‘Shrinkflation’ strikes as over 200 products get smaller as prices stay the same

‘Shrinkflation’ strikes as over 200 products get smaller as prices stay the same

‘Shrinkflation’ strikes as over 200 products get smaller as prices stay the same

Shrinking chocolate bars, cereal boxes and loaves of bread have contributed to a rise in so-called "shrinkflation" in Britain, official figures have shown.

Friday, November 23, 2018

Friday, November 23, 2018

The two-children family has been ‘disappearing for a century’, says sociology professor

The two-children family has been ‘disappearing for almost a century’, says sociology professor

Professor: The two-child family has been ‘disappearing for almost a century’

Professor Ellis Cashmore, Visiting Professor of Sociology at Aston University has said that the two children family has been “disappearing for the best part of a century”, as new figures show that families are now only having one child.

Thursday, November 22, 2018

Thursday, November 22, 2018

Number of 25-year-olds having children reaches record-low as women ‘delay childbearing’, figures show

Number of 25-year-olds having children reaches record-low as women ‘delay childbearing’, figures show

Number of 25-year-olds having children reaches record-low

The number of 25-year-old women having had a child is at a record-low, with only a quarter of women reaching the threshold having had at least one child, new figures find.

Friday, October 19, 2018

Friday, October 19, 2018

‘The odds are if you stab someone in London, you’ll probably get away with it’, says former Met Police Officer

‘The odds are if you stab someone in London, you’ll probably get away with it’, says former Met Police Officer

'If you stab someone, you’ll probably get away with it’, says ex-police officer

Former Metropolitan Police Officer Chris Hobbs has said that “police are having to backfill for” cuts to other services and that because there are not enough officers “if you stab someone, the odds are in London you are probably going to get away with it”.

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Divorce rates at their lowest since 1970s

Divorce rates at their lowest since 1970s

Divorce rates at their lowest since 1970s

Divorce rates for opposite-sex couples in England and Wales fell last year to their lowest since 1973, according to official data.

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Employment figures reach record high, despite predictions of doom due to Brexit

UK employment figures reach record high

Employment figures reach record high, despite predictions of doom due to Brexit

There were more than 32.2 million people in employment in the three months to November

Friday, October 27, 2017

Friday, October 27, 2017

ONS population figures 'not as big as they appear', says charity chief executive

Don't be too concerned by ONS over-population figures, says immigrant welfare campaigner

Don't be too concerned by ONS over-population figures, says charity boss

Satbir Singh, who works for the Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the statistics which show a total of 70 million people in the UK by 2029

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Sussex Police warn of '100% pure' cocaine on sale in the UK

Sussex Police warn '100% pure' cocaine on sale in the UK

Sussex Police warn '100% pure' cocaine on sale in the UK

The warning comes after super-strength cocaine and heroin was linked to two deaths in Eastbourne

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Thursday, November 17, 2016

'If wages went up, British people may want the jobs of foreign workers', says Migration Watch UK

Britain's foreign workers 'have turned the minimum wage into the maximum wage', says Migration Watch UK

'If wages went up, British people may want the jobs of foreign workers'

Unemployment is now at an 11-year low but 95% of new workers are foreign, according to the Office of National Statistics

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Mark Carney 'looks almost an idiot for what he said pre-Brexit', says leading finance research director

Mark Carney 'looks almost an idiot for his Brexit warnings', says leading finance research director

BoE Governor Carney 'made to look foolish for his Brexit warnings'

Mark Dampier, of Hargreaves Lansdown, was speaking to talkRADIO after figures showed Brexit has had little effect on the economy

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Katerina Lisenkova explains how the government needs to adapt to increased migration figures

Immigration: 'This isn't charity, the government need to provide services'

Immigration: 'This isn't charity, the government need to provide services'

Katerina Lisenkova explains that politicians need to adapt to cope with increased migration figures