Census 1911

Constitutional Affairs written question – answered on 27th February 2006.

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Photo of James Arbuthnot James Arbuthnot Chair, Defence Committee

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Constitutional Affairs how many individuals have made representations (a) in favour of and (b) against the publication of any information under the 1911 census.

Photo of Harriet Harman Harriet Harman Minister of State (Department of Constitutional Affairs), Member, Labour Party National Executive Committee

Since the implementation of the Freedom of Information Act in January 2005, The National Archives has received 171 requests for access to information contained in the 1911 census returns, and 14 appeals from inquirers who have been denied access to information contained in the 1911 census returns.

The National Archives has not recently received any representations from members of the public against release of information in the 1911 census.

Does this answer the above question?

Yes4 people think so

No11 people think not

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