HC Deb 21 February 1983 vol 37 c351W
Mr. Wigley

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will consider, in preparing for the 1991 census, the inclusion of questions concerning the ability to speak Welsh for persons resident in England.

Mr. Geoffrey Finsberg

Yes, this will be considered when the proposals for a 1991 census come to be drawn up later in the 1980s.