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We are a network who oppose the arms company Lockheed Martin’s involvement in the 2011 census.
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Genny from No CONcensus has kindly allowed us to adapt a piece she wrote into a three-part blog piece. Firstly, the ideology behind census refusal. It seems that many thousands of people in England and Wales have refused to complete … Continue reading
I am a Londoner, aged 69, a retired chartered accountant and finance director, having earlier in my career spent 25 years in merchant banking. I studied German and French at Oxford University. For more than 20 years I have been … Continue reading
CLICK HERE FOR UP TO DATE COURT INFORMATION Four hundred people (1) are being prosecuted for refusal to complete the 2011 census. Prosecutions are up ten times compared to 2001, when only 38 people were prosecuted. The ten-fold increase in … Continue reading
CLICK HERE FOR UP TO DATE COURT INFORMATION According to a recent article in The Friend, at least 400 are being prosecuted for failing to complete the 2011 census. We can safely assume that these won’t all be for conscientious … Continue reading
CLICK HERE FOR UP TO DATE COURT INFORMATION A number of census refusers’ court hearings were dealt with outside Dale Street Magistrates Court in Liverpool, on Thursday 8th December. At least three defendants pled not guilty, with their trials being set for … Continue reading
CLICK HERE FOR UP TO DATE COURT INFORMATION A number of court-cases for census refusers are now underway. Below we publish a list of some of the defendants’ case details, shared with us by the NoCONcensus campaign group: Thursday 8th … Continue reading
CLICK HERE FOR UP TO DATE COURT INFORMATION Earlier this week Count Me Out received word from our friends at NoCONcensus about a number of upcoming court dates for census refusers. We’ve reproduced their call-out below. CALL OUT for solidarity action at … Continue reading
Judith Sambrook refused to complete her census form in protest at the involvement of weapons manufacturer Lockheed Martin in processing census data. She has been charged and will appear at Wrexham Magistrates Court on 11th November at 10.30am, which happens … Continue reading
Greetings all! The campaign is progressing, despite our relative silence on here. The Census Non-Compliance officers are still doing the rounds, being threatening in some boroughs and really understanding in others. It is getting closer to the time where legal … Continue reading