§ Ruth Kelly
The information requested falls within the responsibility of the National Statistician. I have asked him to reply.
Letter from Len Cook to Mr. Nick Gibb, dated 12 July 2001:645WAs National Statistician, I have been asked to reply to your recent question on the categories of information and statistics sought by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) from businesses and individuals by way of requests for information. (2512)Statistical and Registration inquiries conducted by the ONS for its own purposes are listed in the attached table. The table shows three main types of information; economic, collected from businesses, social, collected from individuals and socio-economic collected from both businesses and individuals.The table also inch des inquiries conducted on behalf of other Departments and Agencies, but excludes statistical information derived as a by-product of administrative systems.
Source information sought by the Office for National Statistics Title of source Business/ individual Frequency Insurance Companies Income and Expenditure-Quarterly Inquiry Business Quarterly Insurance Companies Income and Expenditure Annual Inquiry Business Annual Insurance Companies Transactions in Financial Assets Inquiry Business Quarterly International Trade in Services Business Annually and Quarterly International Transactions of the Film and Television Industries Business Annually Investment by other financial intermediaries Business Quarterly Investment by UK Monetary Financial Institution Business Quarterly Investment Trusts Annual Return of Liabilities and Assets Business Annual Investment Trusts Quarterly Return of Transactions Inquiry Business Quarterly Local Authority net Cash Requirement-UK Business Monthly Monthly Inquiries into the Distribution and Services Sector Business Monthly Monthly Inquiry to Credit Grantors Business Monthly Monthly Sales Inquiries-UK Business Monthly Monthly Short-term Turnover and Employment Survey-Production Industries Business Monthly Motor Traders' Inventories-UK Business Quarterly Motor Vehicle Production Inquiry-UK Business Monthly Overseas Direct Investment Business Annually and Quarterly Pension Fund Annual Balance Sheet Inquiry Business Annually Pension Fund Quarterly Income and Expenditure Inquiry Business Quarterly Pension Fund Quarterly Transactions Inquiry Business Quarterly Pension Funds Quarterly Income and Expenditure Inquiry Business Annually Producer Price Indices-Inquiries Business Monthly Production Inventories-UK Business Quarterly PRODucts of the European COMmunity (PRODCOM INQUIRY) Business Annually and Quarterly Property Unit Trusts Annual Return of Liabilities and Assets Business Annual Property Unit Trusts Quarterly Return of Transactions Inquiry Business Quarterly Public Corporations Net Cash Requirement-UK Business Monthly Quarterly Capital Expenditure Inquiry Business Quarterly Quarterly Credit Grantors Inquiry Business Quarterly Quarterly Inquiries into the Distributive and Service Sector-GB Business Quarterly Quarterly Inquiry into Companies, GB Operating Profits Business Quarterly Quarterly Inventory (Stocks) Inquiries Business Quarterly Quarterly Short-term Turnover and Employment Survey-Service Sector Business Quarterly Quarterly Survey of Financial Assets and Liabilities Business Quarterly Retail Sales Inquiry-GB Business Monthly Retailers' Inventories-UK Business Quarterly Securities Dealers Quarterly Income and Expenditure Inquiry Business Quarterly Securities Dealers Quarterly Return of Liabilities and Assets and of Transactions in Securities Business Quarterly Specialist Finance Leasing Companies and Partnerships Annual Income and Expenditure Inquiry Business Annually Specialist Finance Leasing Companies and Partnerships Quarterly Balance Sheet Business Quarterly Unit Trusts Annual Return of Liabilities and Assets Business Annual Unit Trusts Quarterly Return of Transactions Inquiry Business Quarterly Wholesalers' and Dealers' Stocks-UK Business Quarterly Socio-Economic Annual Employment Survey-Great Britain Business Annually Average Earnings Index-GB Business Monthly Census of Employment Business Biennial Centralised Returns Business Monthly and Quarterly Labour Disputes Statistics Business Monthly Labour Force Survey Individual Continuously New Earnings Survey-GB Business Annual New Earnings Survey Panel Dataset (NESPD) Business Annually Pay and Working Time-Collective Agreements for Manual Staff Business Monthly amendments Workforce and Employee Jobs Business Quarterly Social Census of Population and Housing-United Kingdom 2001 Individual Decennially General Household Survey-GB Individual Continuously International Passenger Survey-UK Individual Continuously Survey of Student Achievement Individual Triennially The ONS Omnibus Survey-GB Individual Monthly Expenditure and Food Survey Individual Continuously Registration of Births-England and Wales Individual Continuously Registration of Births-England and Wales Individual Continuously Registration of Births-England and Wales Individual Continuously Inquiries Conducted on behalf of other Departments and Agencies Social Family Resources Survey Individual Continuously National Travel Survey Individual Continuously Local LFS Individual Continuously
Source information sought by the Office for National Statlstics Title of source Business/ individual Frequency Economic Bricks-GB Business Monthly Concrete Blocks-GB Business Monthly Concrete Roofing Tiles-GB Business Quarterly Quarterly Inquiry into Oil and Natural Gas-UK Business Quarterly Retail Turnover Statistical Inquiry Business Biennially