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(Birmingham, Edgbaston)
Asked on: 08 January 2020
Cabinet Office
Census: Sikhs
Commons
To ask Minister for the Cabinet Office, with reference to R (Gill on behalf of the Sikh Federation) v The Cabinet Office [2019] EWHC 3407 (Admin), what assessment his Department has made of the potential risk of delay to the census 2021 as a result of legal challenge if the Sikh ethnic tick box response option is not included after the draft Census Order is presented to Parliament.
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Answered by: Chloe Smith
Answered on: 13 January 2020

It would not be appropriate to comment on an ongoing legal case.

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