Ally McAlpine

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Alastair is the Chief Statistician in the Scottish Government. He is responsible for the professional standards of official statistics produced in Scotland, their trustworthiness, value and quality. He is also co-Director at ADR Scotland which is a partnership combining specialists in the Scottish Government’s Data for Research Unit with the expertise of academic researchers at the Scottish Centre for Administrative Data Research.

Global Ethics Day, Public Engagement and the Ethical Use of Data

19th October 2022

Today (19 October) is Global Ethics Day, which this year celebrates the theme of Ethics Empowered. In this blog Ally McAlpine, Chief Statistician for the Scottish Government, discusses Global Ethics Day and the need for public engagement. Reading Time: 4 mins Global Ethics Day To mark this day, I want to reflect on the ethical…

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