Domino effects: the implications of the framing the sex question in the 2021 census

The UK is losing robust data on sex and the framing of the sex question in the 2021 census is set to make the situation worse.   The sex question in the 2021 census will ask whether a person is…

A fork in the road? Comparing plans for gender recognition reform across the UK

Over the weekend, it was reported in The Sunday Times that the UK Government is scrapping plans to allow individuals in England and Wales to change legal sex simply by making a statutory declaration (often referred to as self-identification). The…

A negligible effect? The untested assumptions behind plans for the 2021 census

“The proposed 2021 census will probably be the most important for a generation. It will begin to show the devastating effects of Covid-19 on our communities and individuals. It is imperative that the largest number of our citizens are included.”Lord…

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