Statistical release calendar 2024: Pre-release access lists

Published: 8 March 2024
Last updated: 3 July 2024

Statistical release calendar 2024: pre-release access lists

In accordance with the conditions for pre-release access to Official Statistics set out in the DCMS statement of compliance, named officials can receive privileged early access to Official Statistics.

Pre-release access is granted at 9.30am on the date listed, the day before the Official Statistics is published.

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January

Official Statistics Date pre-release access granted Officials granted access
Adults' Media Literacy Tracker 17 January 2024

Department for Science, Innovation & Technology:

  • Head of Media Literacy
  • Policy Advisor
  • Policy Advisor
  • Analyst
  • Analyst
Telecommunications Market Data Update, Q3 2023 24 January 2024

Department for Science, Innovation & Technology:

  • Head of Telecoms
  • Head of Telecoms Consumer Policy
  • Head of Broadband Policy
  • Head of Fixed Telecoms Regulatory Policy
  • Head of Broadband Strategy and Engagement
  • Head of DI spending Strategy
  • Head of Digital Infrastructure
  • Head of Mobile Markets
  • Head of Mobile Markets
  • Head of Wireless, Security and Resilience Telecoms Analysis
  • Head of Fixed Telecoms
  • Economic Advisor - Spectrum and Consumer Policy
  • Economic Advisor
Telecoms and Pay-TV Complaints, Q3 2023 24 January 2024

Department for Science, Innovation & Technology:

  • Head of Consumer Policy
  • Head of Telecoms Consumer Policy
  • Economic Advisor - Spectrum and Consumer Policy
  • Economic Advisor
  • Head of Wireless, Security and Resilience Telecoms Analysis

February

Official Statistics Date pre-release access granted Officials granted access
Children's Media Literacy tracker 31 January 2024

Department for Science, Innovation & Technology:

  • Head of Media Literacy
  • Policy Advisor
  • Analyst
  • Analyst
  • Head of Disinformation/Information Threats Policy
Affordability of Communication services, Q4 2023 7 February 2024

Department for Science, Innovation & Technology:

  • Head of Consumer Policy
  • Head of Telecoms Consumer Policy
  • Policy Adviser
  • Policy Advisor – Telecoms Consumer Policy
  • Economic Advisor - Spectrum and Consumer Policy
  • Economic Advisor
  • Head of Broadband Strategy and Engagement
  • Head of Broadband Policy and Engagement

March

Official Statistics Date pre-release access granted Officials granted access
Residential Postal Tracker 29 February 2024 None
SME Business Postal Tracker 29 February 2024 None
Experiences of suspicious calls, texts and app messages 19 March 2024

Department for Science, Innovation & Technology:

  • Head of Telecoms Consumer Policy
  • Head of Consumer Policy
  • Policy Advisor - Telecoms Consumer Policy

April

Official Statistics Date pre-release access granted Officials granted access
PSM Tracker

3 April 2024

Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport:

  • Head of TV Content and Distribution
  • Head of Channel 4 policy
  • Head of BBC Policy
  • Head of Broadcasting Strategy
  • Head of Content Standards
  • Head of BBC Sponsorship and Funding
  • Head of BBC Governance and Regulation
  • Head of BBC Projects and Listed Events
  • Head of Public Service Broadcasting Policy
  • Head of International Media Policy
  • Head of Future BBC Policy
VSP Tracker Wave 5 14 April 2024 Department of Science, Innovation and Technology:
  • Regulator Engagement, Funding and VSPs
  • VSP Regime
Online Experiences Tracker 15 April 2024 Department of Science, Innovation and Technology:
  • Director, Security & Online Harms
  • Deputy Director - Online Harms Regulation
  • Deputy Director - Online Harms Programmes & International
  • Deputy Director - Security & Counter Disinformation
  • Head of Online Harms Analysis and Media Literacy Policy
  • Head of User Safety & COVID impact on Online Harms
  • Head of Technology, Online Harms Programmes & International
  • Senior Policy Adviser - Adult Online Safety
  • Senior Policy Adviser - Child Online Safety
  • Regulator Set Up - Engagement and AVMSD, VSP
  • Head of Regulator Set Up
  • Security and Online Harms Analyst - Economist
  • Security and Online Harms Analyst - Social Researcher
Podcast Survey 15 April 2024  None
Audio Survey 15 April 2024  None
Telecoms and Pay-TV Complaints, Q4 2023 16 April 2024 Department of Science, Innovation and Technology:
  • Head of Telecoms Consumer
  • Head of Telecoms Consumer Policy
  • Senior Policy Advisor, Telecoms Consumer
  • Economic Advisor, Spectrum and consumer policy
Telecommunications Market Data Update, Q4 2023 24 April 2024 Department of Science, Innovation and Technology:
  • Head of Consumer Policy
  • Head of Telecoms Consumer Policy
  • Head of Broadband Policy
  • Head of Fixed Telecoms Regulatory Policy
  • Head of Broadband Strategy and Engagement
  • Head of DI spending Strategy
  • Head of Digital Infrastructure
  • Head of Mobile Markets
  • Head of Mobile Markets and Strategy Implementation
  • Head of Wireless, Security and Resilience Telecoms Analysis
  • Head of Fixed Telecoms
    Economic Advisor - Spectrum and Consumer Policy
  • Economic Advisor
Video-on-demand Survey 29 April 2024  None

May

Official Statistics Date pre-release access granted Officials granted access
Television and on-demand programme services: data reporting provision of access services for the full calendar year 2023 19 May 2024  None
News Consumption Survey 21 May 2024  None
News Consumption Survey- Teens data 21 May 2024  None
Affordability of Communication services Q1 2024 21 May 2024 Department of Science, Innovation and Technology:
  • Head of Consumer Policy
  • Head of Telecoms Consumer Policy
  • Policy Adviser, Consumer Policy
  • Economic Advisor - Spectrum and Consumer Policy
  • Economic Advisor
  • Head of Broadband Strategy and Engagement
  • Head of Broadband Policy and Engagement

June

Official Statistics Date pre-release access granted Officials granted access
Technology Tracker Publication delayed  Department for Science, Innovation and Technology:
  • Head of Wireless, Security and Resilience Telecoms Analysis
  • Economic Advisor, Spectrum and Consumer Policy
  • Assistant Economist, Spectrum and Consumer Policy
  • Analyst - Online Harms
  • Analyst - Online Harms
  • Senior Economist  - Online Harms
  • Communications Officer - DI
  • Communications Officer
BBC Performance Tracker 26 June 2024 None
BBC Children's Performance Tracker 26 June 2024 None 

July

Official Statistics Date pre-release access granted Officials granted access
List of channels required to provide access services in 2025 14 July 2024  
Technology Tracker 15 July 2024 Department for Science, Innovation and Technology:
  • Head of Wireless, Security and Resilience Telecoms Analysis
  • Economic Advisor, Spectrum and Consumer Policy
  • Assistant Economist, Spectrum and Consumer Policy
  • Analyst - Online Harms
  • Analyst - Online Harms
  • Senior Economist  - Online Harms
  • Communications Officer - DI
  • Communications Officer
Number of hours broadcast by public television broadcasters 17 July 2024  
Commercial broadcast television revenues and spend 17 July 2024  
Number of hours broadcast by the multichannel sector 17 July 2024  
Number of commercial radio services broadcasting 17 July 2024  
Commercial radio revenues 17 July 2024  
Community radio revenues and expenses 17 July 2024  
Telecoms and Pay-TV Complaints, Q1 2024 24 July 2024

Department for Science, Innovation and Technology:

  • Head of Consumer Policy
  • Head of Telecoms Consumer Policy
  • Policy Adviser - Telecoms Consumer Policy Team
  • Policy Adviser - Telecoms Consumer Policy Team
Telecommunications Market Data Update, Q1 2024 24 July 2024

Department for Science, Innovation and Technology: 

  • Head of Consumer Policy  
  • Head of Telecoms Consumer Policy 
  • Head of Domestic Spectrum Policy  
  • Head of Wireless Infrastructure Strategy  
  • Team Leader, Mobile Markets and Strategy Implementation  
  • Head of Rural Connectivity  
  • Head of the Barrier Busting Taskforce  
  • Head of Broadband Strategy and Engagement 
  • Head of Digital Infrastructure Regulation & Investment 
  • Economic Advisor, Spectrum and Consumer Policy  
  • Head of Fixed Telecoms Economics 
  • Head of Head of Wireless, Security and Resilience Telecoms Analysis  
  • Assistant Economist, Spectrum and Consumer Policy 
  • Communications Officer, Digital Infrastructure 
Proportion of public service broadcaster network hours made outside London 30 July 2024
Public Service Broadcasting Network Compliance Report 30 July 2024
Made outside London programme titles register: description of TV programmes produced outside London 30 July 2024

August

Official Statistics Date pre-release access granted Officials granted access
Affordability of Communication services, Q2 2024 14 August 2024  

September

Official Statistics Date pre-release access granted Officials granted access
Post volumes and revenues (within the Communications Market Report) September 2024  
Annual Monitoring Report - Post volumes and revenues September 2024  
Residential Postal Tracker September 2024  
SME Business Postal Tracker September 2024  
VSP Tracker September 2024  

October

Official Statistics Date pre-release access granted Officials granted access
Television access services: Report for the first six months of 2024 October 2024  
Telecoms and Pay-TV Complaints, Q2 2024 October 2024  
Online Experiences Tracker October 2024  
Telecommunications Market Data Update, Q2 2024 October 2024  

November

Official Statistics Date pre-release access granted Officials granted access
Pricing trends for communications services in the UK November 2024  
Switching Experience Tracker November 2024  
Affordability of Communication services, Q3 2024 November 2024  

December

Official Statistics Date pre-release access granted Officials granted access
Limiting conditions tracker December 2024
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