Draft Census Order

The Census (Scotland) Order 2020 (SSI 2020/draft) was laid in the Parliament on Thursday 23 January 2020.

A link to the Order and its associated documents can be found online at the following link: http://www.legislation.gov.uk/sdsi/2020/9780111043868/contents.

The Committee published its report on the Draft Census Order on Wednesday 4 March 2020. The report can be found at the following link:

https://sp-bpr-en-prod-cdnep.azureedge.net/published/CTEEA/2020/3/4/Census--Scotland--Order-2020--SSI-2020-draft-/CTEEAS052020R1.pdf

The Committee completed its scrutiny of the Draft Census Order on Thursday 27 February 2020.  The Parliament agreed to the Census Order on Wednesday 4 March 2020.  Accordingly, the Committee’s scrutiny of the Census Order is now complete and the Committee is not accepting any further submissions regarding the Census Order.

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The Census (Scotland) Regulations 2020

The Census (Scotland) Regulations 2020 were laid in the Scottish Parliament on 7 May 2020 and subject to the negative procedure. The Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee reported on the Regulations, with no points to raise, on 26 May 2020. The Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Affairs Committee had no points to raise and the Regulations came into force on 16 June 2020.

 

Evidence

12 September 2019

The Committee took evidence from National Records of Scotland on the draft Census Order: 

Meeting papers for 12 September 2019:

9 January 2020

The Committee took evidence from National Records of Scotland on the draft Census Order.

30 January 2020

The Committee took evidence from the Scottish Government and National Records of Scotland on the draft Census Order.

27 February 2020

The Committee took evidence from the Scottish Government and National Records of Scotland on the Census (Scotland) Order 2020 (draft). Following the evidence session, the Committee agreed motion S5M-20742 to approve the order.

Correspondence

Correspondence between the Committee and the Scottish Government/the National Records of Scotland:       

Other correspondence:

 

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