'Lies, damned lies, and statistics - official fake news is creating bad decisions'

'Lies, damned lies, and statistics - official fake news is creating bad decisions'
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The problem will continue until officials are held accountable, writes Michael Brennan

Every day, politicians and officials are making decisions based on statistics. If road deaths are increasing in a particular location, then Garda Commissioner Noirín O’Sullivan has said that it will become a target for greater speed checks and garda enforcement.

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