Autumn 2004 Census Consultation

In Autumn 2004 we organised seminars in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Inverness to launch the first of these formal consultations. Learn more about the purpose and content of these seminars by reading the consultation document, Autumn 2004 Census Consultation (11 November 2004 - 413 Kb PDF file).

Events

A note of the points raised at these seminars is available for both the Edinburgh and Glasgow events held in the Autumn of 2004, and the Inverness event.

Census Consultation Events - Edinburgh and Glasgow, Autumn 2004

Background:

We held Public Census Consultation Events in November/ December 2004 in Glasgow and Edinburgh to provide individuals and agencies the opportunity to hear about our proposals for the 2001 Census Evaluation, the 2006 Census Test, 2011 Census Development Plans and Future Population and Housing Statistics. The events were also a forum for an exchange of views on population bases, countering biased enumeration and disclosure control methods, as well as question content.

The contents of the meetings were:

Welcome, Purpose and Consultation Programme

Duncan Macniven, Registrar General for Scotland

2001 Census Evaluation

Frank Thomas

The future - a changing context

Peter Scrimgeour

2011 Census Strategy

Ian Máté

2006 Census Test

Bob Louden

Taking the Consultation Forward

Duncan Macniven

Census Consultation Event - Inverness, 10 February 2005

Background

This event was to provide individuals and agencies the opportunity to hear about our proposals for the 2001 Census Evaluation, the 2006 Census Test, 2011 Census Development Plans and Future Population and Housing Statistics. The meeting was also a forum for an exchange of views.

Agenda

The agenda of the meeting was:

11.00 - 11.10

Welcome

Isobel MacPhail

Crofters Commission

11.10 - 11.40

Introduction and background

Duncan Macniven

Registrar General

for Scotland

12.00 - 12.30

2006 Census test and Census statistical design

Ian Máté

General Register Office for Scotland

13.30 - 14.00

Outline of the Consultation Plan

Duncan Macniven

14.15 -14.45

Where we are going - Population and Housing Statistics Future

Ian Máté

14.30 -14.45

Summary and close

Duncan Macniven

Papers

The Report on Autumn 2004 Census Consultation (90 Kb PDF file) outlines the responses to the consultation document.