(UK) Public Consultation on the 2021 Census in England and Wales Started June 4 #general

Jan Meisels Allen

As previously reported on this discussion list, the next census in England
and Wales will be in 2021. As part of the census research program, the
Office for National Statistics (ONS) launched on 4 June a 12 week public
consultation asking users for their views on the topics that the 2021
Census might include. ONS wants to determine the information that users want
and need >from the 2021 Census, and which data will in future be needed for
policy, business, and administrative purposes within the public and private

ONS is encouraging people to respond online to their current proposals:

More information on the topic consultation, including a PDF of the
"Initial View on Content for England and Wales", is available at:

Anyone can take part in the public consultation which closes on Thursday
27 August and users' feedback will inform further research, development of
questions, and other engagement activities.

Topic Consultation Roadshows - Help to shape the 2021 Census

ONS is running four regional roadshows to support this consultation.
There will be examples, extra information and a chance for you to put your
questions to experienced ONS staff.
Attendance is not necessary for you
to take part in the topic consultation.
Road show dates and venues
22 June 2015 Newcastle 10:00 to 13:30
23 June 2015 Birmingham 10:00 to 13:30
24 June 2015 Cardiff 10:00 to 13:30
25 June 2015 London 10:00 to 13:30

Book a place early at: 2021census.consultation@ons.gov.uk

If you wish to take part in the consultation but are unable to respond
online, please contact Census Customer Services:


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Thank you to Hazel Dakers and Saul Issroff for sharing this information.

Jan Meisels Allen
Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee

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