House of Commons
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EDM #461
Tabled 12 July 2010
2010-12 Session
That this House recognises the importance of the appropriate use of statistics in policy-making and in public discourse; further recognises that parliamentarians and other policymakers should be able to identify key statistical concepts, seek to avoid making obvious errors in interpretation and identify the key questions to ask when presented with data and statistical analysis; welcomes the recently published guide Making Sense of Statistics produced by Sense About Science and Straight Statistics in collaboration with the Royal Statistical Society; and appreciates the initiative of the circulation by Sense about Science of this guide to all hon. Members.