Government response to census recommendations

On 18 July 2014, the Government responded to the National Statistician’s recommendation of  March 2014 on the census and future provision of population statistics in England and Wales.

Further information
In July 2014, the UK Statistics Authority responded to the Public Administration Select Committee’s report Too soon to scrap the Census.

The National Statistician’s recommendation on The census and future provision of population statistics in England and Wales together with a letter of support from the Chair of the UK Statistics Authority were published on 27 March 2014.

In December 2013, the Equality and Diversity Forum (EDF) responded to the consultation on alternatives to the census.