Section 31 Assessment of HM Treasury

Using its unique powers, the Commission conducted a section 31 Assessment of the extent to which HM Treasury met its legal obligations to consider the impact of Spending Review decisions on protected groups.

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Assessment Terms of Reference

The Terms of Reference explain the scope and the purpose of the Assessment

Other Inquiries and Assessments

Find out more about other Inquiries and Assessments the Commission has undertaken.

The Assessment final report

The final report sets out the main findings from the Assessment and concludes that overall, there was a serious effort by ministers and officials to meet their obligations to consider the impact of Spending Review decisions on protected groups.

More about the Assessment

Assessment FAQs

We have compiled a list of the most frequently asked questions about the Assessment.

Legal briefing note

This note provides a summary of the key provisions of the Equality Act 2006 (superseded by the Equality Act 2010).