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Better Policy, Better Lives: Section 31 Assessment

Assessment into Scottish Ministers’ progress in meeting the public sector equality duties (PSED)

In November 2011, the Commission published the results of its Section 31 Assessment of the Scottish Governments approach to Equality Impact Assessment. The report looks at three sample policies which were subject to an Equality Impact Assessment by the Scottish Government in the fields of Drugs policy, Health and Housing. The report makes findings and recommendations which the Government is required to pay regard to. The full report can be downloaded here.

Last updated: 19 Feb 2019