David Spiegelhalter
Chair of the Public Understanding of Risk, University of Cambridge

David Spiegelhalter is chair of the Winton Centre for Risk and Evidence Communication at the University of Cambridge. His latest book is The Art of Statistics (2019).

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How much? The big, red Brexit bus. Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty

Citizens need to know numbers

A single statistic, or its misuse, can help upend a nation. Civic life depends on a basic level of statistical literacy

David Spiegelhalter