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Census: Coronavirus

Question for Cabinet Office

UIN 133012, tabled on 30 December 2020

To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, what plans the Government has to postpone the Census scheduled for March 2021 in response to the covid-19 outbreak.

Answered on

11 January 2021

The information requested falls under the remit of the UK Statistics Authority. I have therefore asked the Authority to respond.

Answered by

Cabinet Office
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