Stats life . . .

28th April 2000 at 01:00
The multifarious sets of league tables churned out by the Scottish Executive have attracted glowing praise from within. "Education has been amongst the best-developed and resourced statistics functions within the Scottish Executive" an official review gushes.

Perhaps the most revealing titbit is that education has 16 statisticians. Those on the receiving end will hardly be surprised. This is more than twice the number in any other department.

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