Census (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill


Stage: 1

 A Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to amend the Census Act 1920 to enable particulars about gender identity and sexual orientation to be gathered voluntarily.

Current Status of the Bill

This Scottish Government Bill was introduced by the Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Tourism and External Affairs, Fiona Hyslop MSP, on 2 October 2018.  The Bill is currently at Stage 1.

Stage 1

Lead Committee: Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Affairs 

6 December 2018 (evidence)

13 December 2018 (evidence)

20 December 2018 (evidence)

Dates of consideration by other committee(s):

30 October 2018 (private) (Delegated Powers and Law Reform)

Census (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill at Stage 1 - 31 October 2018

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