Labour supports 2011 Census decision
Labour supports 2011 Census
The decision by Government
Statistician Geoff Bascand to postpone 2011 census was the
correct one, Labour Statistics Spokesperson Raymond Huo
“With the devastation caused from the
Earthquake on February 22, the census is the last thing on
people’s minds as New Zealanders recover from the
disaster,” said Raymond Huo.
“I support the
decision from Statistics New Zealand to not hold the census
on March 8 as we as a nation turns our efforts to help the
people of Christchurch through their darkest hour.
“I also send my best wishes to census staff based in
Christchurch at this very traumatic time.
“Statistics New Zealand is now investigating the
feasibility of other options for the census,” Raymond Huo
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