Can I decide on my partner’s behalf?

The information from your partner’s records is very important for us as this will give us a much better understanding of your family and household circumstances. This is, however, your partner’s personal decision.

If they are not available, when the interviewer visits, we will leave them an envelope, including a letter and an information booklet which explain the ‘adding other information’ request and what happens if your partner decides to give their permission. The letter will have a login code and web address for your partner to complete an online consent form.