Category - census boycott

  • March 27, 2011

    27 March is UK Census Day 2011, but though it is a legal requirement to return the form, there is much disagreement about how it is being conducted.

  • March 26, 2011

    A wide range of controversies have followed the 2011 census, which is supposed to be completed on 27 March or shortly thereafter. Perhaps the largest is the involvement of multinational arms producer and dealer Lockheed as the main processing contractor. There are also fears for the security of the data, which government lawyers have failed fully to address. And there has been strong criticism around the 'religion' question.

  • February 10, 2011

    The Green Party has opposed a boycott of the census, which is partly run by an arms company, despite disagreement within the Greens' own ranks.