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Health Protection (Coronavirus) (International Travel) (Scotland) Regulations 2020: Equality Impact Assessment

Equality Impact Assessment (EQIA) for the Health Protection (Coronavirus) (International Travel) (Scotland) Regulations 2020. These regulations have been introduced as a public health response to coronavirus.

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Health Protection (Coronavirus) (International Travel) (Scotland) Regulations 2020: Equality Impact Assessment
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1 The Health Protection (Coronavirus) (International Travel) (Scotland) Regulations 2020, as amended by the Health Protection (Coronavirus) (International Travel) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2020,
the Health Protection (Coronavirus) (International Travel) (Scotland) Amendment (No 2) Regulations 2020,
the Health Protection (Coronavirus) (International Travel) (Scotland) Amendment (No 3) Regulations 2020,
the Health Protection (Coronavirus) (International Travel) (Scotland) Amendment (No 4) Regulations,
the Health Protection (Coronavirus) (International Travel) (Scotland) Amendment (No 5) Regulations,
the Health Protection (Coronavirus) (International Travel) (Scotland) Amendment (No 6) Regulations,
the Health Protection (Coronavirus) (International Travel) (Scotland) Amendment (No 7) Regulations,
the Health Protection (Coronavirus) (International Travel) (Scotland) Amendment (No 8) Regulations,
the Health Protection (Coronavirus) (International Travel) (Scotland) Amendment (No 9) Regulations,
the Health Protection (Coronavirus) (International Travel) (Scotland) Amendment (No 10) Regulations,
and the Health Protection (Coronavirus) (International Travel) (Scotland) Amendment (No. 11) Regulations 2020.

2 Section 4 of the Equality Act 2010

3 Regulation 14 of the Health Protection (Coronavirus) (International Travel) (Scotland) Regulations 2020

4 https://www.gov.scot/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-public-health-checks-at-borders/

5 https://www.gov.scot/coronavirus-covid-19/

6 https://www.gov.scot/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-help-for-vulnerable-people/

7 https://www.readyscotland.org/coronavirus/where-to-find-additional-support/.

8 This data is from analysis of the ONS Annual Population Survey (July 2018 – June 2019 dataset)

9 https://findbusinesssupport.gov.scot/coronavirus-advice

10 Public Health Scotland (2020) COVID-19 statistical report (This data is from the supplementary data published alongside the 19 August 2020 report)

11 National Records of Scotland (2020) https://www.nrscotland.gov.uk/files//statistics/covid19/covid-deaths-report-week-32.pdfcases) was mentioned on the death certificate.

12 National Records of Scotland (2020) Mid-2019 Population Estimates Scotland

13 Scottish Government (2018) Scottish health survey 2017: volume one - main report

14 This data is from additional analysis of the Scottish Household Survey 2018

15 https://www.readyscotland.org/coronavirus/where-to-find-additional-support/.

16 Scottish Government (2018) Scottish health survey 2017: volume one - main report

17 Scottish Government (2018) A Fairer Scotland for Disabled People: employment action plan

18 https://www.nhsinform.scot/illnesses-and-conditions/infections-and-poisoning/coronavirus-covid-19/coronavirus-covid-19-general-advice

19 When seeking the views of stakeholders, Inclusion Scotland referenced this point

20 This data source is the Scottish Health Survey 2015/2017.

21 ONS (2019) Internet users, UK

22 Scottish Government (2019) Scottish household survey 2018: annual report

23 https://www.readyscotland.org/coronavirus/where-to-find-additional-support/.

24 ONS (2020) Coronavirus and social relationships and support for vulnerable groups: 2017 to 2018 and 2018 to 2019

25 Ibid

26 Scottish Government (2019) Scottish household survey 2018: annual report

27 https://www.readyscotland.org/coronavirus/where-to-find-additional-support/.

28 SCLD (2019) Learning Disability Statistics Scotland 2019

29 SCLD (2020) Scottish Commission for people with a Learning Disability. Statement on Human Rights and COVID-19

30 https://www.readyscotland.org/coronavirus/where-to-find-additional-support/.

31 When seeking the views of stakeholders, the British Deaf Association Scotland, Deaf Scotland, Disability Equality Scotland, Inclusion Scotland, the Chair of the Scottish Independent Living Coalition, VOX Scotland and the Scottish Commission for Learning Disability raised this

32 https://contactscotland-bsl.org/about-us/

33 [33] National Records of Scotland (2020) https://www.nrscotland.gov.uk/files//statistics/covid19/covid-deaths-report-week-32.pdf

34 Public Health Scotland (2020) COVID-19 Statistical Report (This is from the report published on 10 June 2020)

35 National Records of Scotland (2020) Deaths involving coronavirus (COVID-19) in Scotland Week 29 (13 July to 19 July 2020) The NRS figures published include all deaths where COVID19 (including suspected cases) was mentioned on the death certificate.

36 Public Health Scotland (2020) COVID-19 statistical report (This data is from the supplementary data published alongside the 22 July 2020 report)

37 National Records of Scotland (2020) Deaths involving coronavirus (COVID-19) in Scotland Week 29 (13 July to 19 July 2020) The NRS figures published include all deaths where COVID19 (including suspected cases) was mentioned on the death certificate.

38 Scottish Government (2020) Domestic abuse in Scotland: 2018 - 2019 statistics

39 https://www.scotland.police.uk/whats-happening/news/2020/april/recorded-crime-down-during-scotland's-coronavirus-response

40 https://www.refuge.org.uk/refuge-reports-further-increase-in-demand-for-its-national-domestic-abuse-helpline-services-during-lockdown/

41 Scottish Government (2020) Coronavirus (COVID-19): domestic abuse and other forms of violence against women and girls - 30/3/20-22/05/20

42 https://www.gov.scot/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-guidance-on-domestic-abuse/

43 https://www.readyscotland.org/coronavirus/where-to-find-additional-support/.

44 https://www.gov.scot/news/support-for-victims-of-domestic-violence-during-covid-19-outbreak/

45 https://www.scotlandscensus.gov.uk/news/census-2011-key-results-households-and-families-and-method-travel-work-or-study-scotland

46 When seeking the views of stakeholders, Engender referenced this point

47 Scottish Government (2019) Centre for Time Use Research Time Use Survey 2014-15

48 ONS (2020) Coronavirus and how people spent their time under lockdown: 28 March to 26 April 2020

49 Ibid

50 When seeking the views of stakeholders, Close the Gap referenced this point

51 Close the Gap (2020) Disproportionate disruption: The impact of COVID-19 on women’s labour market equality (When seeking the views of stakeholders, Close the Gap referenced this publication)

52 Resolution Foundation (2020) Doing what it takes: Protecting firms and families from the

economic impact of coronavirus (Close the Gap referenced this publication in their publication Disproportionate disruption: The impact of COVID-19 on women’s labour market equality)

53 Close the Gap (2020) Disproportionate disruption: The impact of COVID-19 on women’s labour market equality

54 This data is from analysis of the ONS Annual Population Survey (April 2018 – March 2019)

55 Ibid

56 This data is from analysis of the ONS Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings for 2018

57 Close the Gap (2020) Disproportionate disruption: The impact of COVID-19 on women’s labour market equality

58 Engender (2020) Engender Briefing: Women and COVID-19 (When seeking the views of stakeholders, Engender and Close the Gap also referenced the retail and hospitality sectors)

59 Scottish Government (2020) Scotland's Labour Market: People, Places, and Regions - Statistics from the Annual Population Survey 2019

60 UK Government Equalities Office (2018) National LGBT Survey Summary Report

61 https://www.scottishtrans.org/trans-rights/practice/health-social-care/

62 https://www.readyscotland.org/coronavirus/where-to-find-additional-support/.

63 https://www.gov.scot/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-guidance-on-support-information-food-and-other-essentials/

64 UK Government Equalities Office (2018) National LGBT Survey Summary Report, p. 13

65 https://www.readyscotland.org/coronavirus/where-to-find-additional-support/.

66 National Records of Scotland (2020) Analysis of deaths involving coronavirus (COVID-19) in

Scotland, by ethnic group

67 Public Health England (2020) Disparities in the risk and outcomes of COVID-19

68 Scottish Government (2015) Census 2011 equality results: analysis, part two

69 Public Health England (2020) Disparities in the risk and outcomes of COVID-19

70 https://www.gov.scot/news/action-against-inequality/

71 https://www.readyscotland.org/coronavirus/where-to-find-additional-support/.

72 This data is from analysis of the ONS Annual Population Survey (July 2018 – June 2019 dataset)

73 https://findbusinesssupport.gov.scot/coronavirus-advice

74 Scottish Government (2015) Gypsy/Travellers in Scotland - A Comprehensive Analysis of the 2011 Census

75 Scottish Government (2020) Coronavirus (COVID-19): framework to support gypsy/traveller communities

76 https://www.readyscotland.org/coronavirus/where-to-find-additional-support/.

77 https://www.facebook.com/GypsyTravellers-ScotlandCoronavirus-information-100442048272006/

78 https://www.gov.scot/news/action-against-inequality/

79 https://www.nhsinform.scot/illnesses-and-conditions/infections-and-poisoning/coronavirus-covid-19/parents-and-families/coronavirus-covid-19-pregnancy-and-newborn-babies

80 https://www.nhsinform.scot/illnesses-and-conditions/infections-and-poisoning/coronavirus-covid-19/coronavirus-covid-19-general-advice

81 https://www.readyscotland.org/coronavirus/where-to-find-additional-support/.


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