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ONS 'must be careful' on releases

There is a battle going on between the government and the Office for National Statistics (ONS). Immigration minister Phil Woolas has accused the ONS of having a "naive or, at worst, sinister" attitude to statistics about immigration. He explains why the impartiality of the ONS is important.

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