We have a duty under the Equality Act 2010 to have due regard to the need to:
More information about this Public Sector Equality Duty is on the Equality and Human Rights Commission’s website.
The legislation also sets out specific duties, including the following.
The Equality Outcomes and Mainstreaming Progress Report 2019 sets out our approach and demonstrates how we aim to consider equality in everything we do.
An EIA helps us to make sure our policies, and the way we carry them out, do what they are intended to and for everybody. An EIA systematically assesses the likely or actual effects of policies on people in respect of disability, racial equality and gender, including gender identity. You can find our EIAs in the publication section.