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Disability

Disability

Consultation and participation by disabled people should be considered here, particularly with reference to voting, being elected as representatives in national and local government and in terms of consultation across a whole range of issues that impact Scottish society. Inclusive consultation across equality groups will have a positive impact upon the process of policy making, as the consideration of and provision for differing viewpoints, experiences and needs should lead, of course to more effective policies that have a substantive equality impact.

Scottish Executive

Office of the Deputy Prime Minister