Recognising Latin Americans

Meeting: 
MQT on 2014-03-19
Session date: 
March 19, 2014
Reference: 
2014/1665
Question By: 
Andrew Boff
Organisation: 
GLA Conservatives
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

Do you think it is inconsistent for the Office for National Statistics to include a variety of groups and religions in the London-wide census and yet exclude the significant Latin American community as a defined group?

Answer

Answer for Recognising Latin Americans

Answer for Recognising Latin Americans

Answered By: 
The Mayor

I would hope that the Office for National Statistics will undertake the necessary consultative work on whether to include Latin Americans and other significant ethnic groups in London within their ethnic origin categories.