HC Deb 26 July 1966 vol 732 cc224-5W
Captain Kerby

asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government since the information which the census is intended to provide will be required to be used by local authorities, including urban, rural, borough, county borough and county councils, how many such load authorities have qualified statisticians on their staff and in the departments concerned in dealing with census data, giving the numbers for each type of local authority.

Mr. MacColl

No detailed information is available, but I understand that only a few of the larger authorities employ qualified statisticians. Authority who require expert assistance in applying census data can and do make use of the Department's statistical services.

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