Nigel Hawkes :: Mon, 28/03/2011 - 17:37

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Fill in the Census form and earn us a packet

Local authorities have been urging people to complete their Census forms, warning them that a failure to do so will cost their local authority millions of pounds in lost grants.

Nigel Hawkes :: Mon, 21/02/2011 - 15:36

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Census 2011: colour it purple

The first TV advertisements for the 2011 Census will appear tonight in a high-stakes £4.5 million campaign desi

Nigel Hawkes :: Fri, 31/12/2010 - 12:15

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The great uncounted of Westminster

Nice to see an article about the

Alice Miles :: Fri, 26/11/2010 - 16:38

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Beyond 2011: a privacy campaigner’s nightmare?

I see Capita is recruiting 35,000 people to help deliver the Census next year.

Nigel Hawkes :: Thu, 21/10/2010 - 11:13

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Mr Maude says no to official statistics changes

The Government has rejected calls from the UK Statistics Authority for changes in the way official statistics are handled.

Nigel Hawkes :: Wed, 06/10/2010 - 14:30

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Census confidentiality robustly defended – but is the law so robust?

The Office for National Statistics and the UK Statistics Authority are prepared to defend the confidentiality of Census information to the limits of the law.

Nigel Hawkes :: Mon, 13/09/2010 - 10:14

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2011 Census: how private?

How private will the results of the 2011 Census be?  Officially, privacy is absolutely guaranteed under the Census Acts of 1920 and 1990.

Nigel Hawkes :: Wed, 04/08/2010 - 15:04

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The 2011 Census: tilting at windmills

Francis Maude, the Cabinet Office minister, has been forced to eat his words over the 2011 Census. In opposition he castigated it as a waste of money.

Nigel Hawkes :: Tue, 09/03/2010 - 15:30

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The 2011 Census: will the count be complete?

 Worries that the 2011 Census will miss its targets are spelled out in an new assessment report

Nigel Hawkes :: Tue, 27/10/2009 - 17:53

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Who’s been sleeping in my bed?

Stop bellyaching about the census, Sir Michael Scholar has told Nick Hurd MP, who had complained, inter alia, that it was a licence to snoop into people’s private lives.