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External Publications and Outputs
How Fair is Britain?: Report of EHRC first triennial review (EHRC, 2011) This Equality and Human Rights review aims to provide an authoritative compilation of the available evidence about equalities in England, Scotland and Wales against 40 indicators agreed by the Commission, the government and other key agencies. It brings together the facts about the experiences and outcomes in life of different individuals and groups. It draws on a range of sources including censuses, government surveys, academic work, and secondary analysis carried out especially for this Review.
Welfare Reform Bill, Universal Credit: Equality impact assessment (DWP, 2011) A Department for Work and Pensions equality impact assessment considering the impact that the introduction of Universal Credit will have on different equality groups
External Research Organisations
Equality Network - Works for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) equality and human rights in Scotland
Joseph Rowntree Foundation - Carries out research and analysis of poverty in Scotland and the UK
Poverty Alliance - Works to combat poverty, focusing on low incomes, services, participation and attitudes
Stonewall Scotland - LGBT research and publications.