Science and Technology  Committee - Third Report
The Census and social science

Here you can browse the report together with the Proceedings of the Committee. The published report was ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 12 September 2012.


Terms of Reference


1 Introduction

2 How the census is used currently

3 Value of the census

4 A future without a census?

Conclusions and recommendations

Formal Minutes


List of printed written evidence

List of additional written evidence

List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament

Oral and written evidence

Wednesday 7 December 2011: Professor David Blane, Deputy Director, ESRC International Centre for Life Course Studies, Professor Heather Joshi, President, Society for Lifecourse and Longitudinal Studies, and Professor Leslie Mayhew, City University

Wednesday 14 December 2011: Professor Tim Allen, Local Government Association, Aleks Collingwood, Joseph Rowntree Foundation, Professor David Martin, Royal Statistical Society, and Professor Philip Rees, Royal Geographical Society; Adrian Alsop, Director of Research and International Strategy, Economic and Social Research Council, Jeremy Neathey, Deputy Director of Policy, Economic and Social Research Council, Glen Watson, Census Director, Office for National Statistics, and Peter Benton, Deputy Director, Office for National Statistics

Wednesday 18 January 2012: Richard Bartholomew, Joint Head of the Government Social Research Service, Department for Education, and Jenny Dibden, Joint Head of the Government Social Research Service, Department for Work and Pensions

Written evidence

Additional written evidence (unprinted)

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