‘Seeking solutions’

The National Statistics Council, the government-appointed group that advises the chief statistician has stepped forward this morning with a series of proposals, which, while keeping the mandatory long form census, include a review of the questions asked along strict criteria, an amendment to the Statistics Act to remove the threat of prison time and the elimination of questions on household activities.

The NSC news release is here. The full NSC statement is here. A full list of NSC membership is here.

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