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Extending Coverage of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 - Equality Impact Assessment

Extending Coverage of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 - Equality Impact Assessment

Monday, January 11, 2016

ISBN: 9781785449529

The Equality Impact Assessment takes into account comments made in respect of consultation on extending coverage of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 and the impact this might have on various equality groups.

Executive Summary

Consultation took place between June and September 2015 on extending coverage of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 to various organisations, including private prison contractors, providers of secure accommodation, grant-aided schools and independent special schools.

Consultation included seeking views on whether the proposals impacted on any particular equalities group. Relevant responses to the consultation inform the equality impact assessment.