Lord Wigley – 2015 Parliamentary Question to the Cabinet Office

The below Parliamentary question was asked by Lord Wigley on 2015-12-10.

To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to require the Office for National Statistics to identify in the 2021 Census the number of people living in England, Scotland and Northern Ireland who (1) understand, and (2) are proficient in, the use of the Welsh language.

Lord Bridges of Headley

The information requested falls within the responsibility of the UK Statistics Authority. I have asked the Authority to reply.