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Coronavirus (COVID-19): manufacturing sector guidance - EQIA

Equality impact assessment for the Coronavirus (COVID-19) manufacturing sector guidance.


Footnotes

1 Section 4 of the Equality Act 2010

2 https://www.ifs.org.uk/publications/14791

3 https://www.resolutionfoundation.org/app/uploads/2020/06/A-new-settlement-for-the-low-paid.pdf

4 https://www.gov.scot/publications/scotlands-labour-market-people-places-and-regions-background-tables/

5 Scottish Health Survey, 2018 ; Scottish Schools Adolescent Lifestyle and Substance Use Survey (SALSUS) 2015: Mental Wellbeing Report

https://www.gov.scot/publications/vulnerable-children-report-15-2020-scottish-government-solace/pages/impact-of-the-outbreak-on-children-and-families/

7 Equality Act 2010

8 Women spent far more time than men caring for children on average in 2014-15 (Centre for Time Use Research: Time Use Survey 2014-15 Results for Scotland) and were far more likely to be looking after the home or family in 2018 (Scottish Household Survey 2018). Time use data for Great Britain as a whole shows that although men are spending more time doing unpaid childcare in lockdown than they did in 2014-15, women continue to spend more time doing so (Coronavirus and How People Spent their Time under Lockdown

9 Scottish Household Survey, 2018 

10 Household composition for specific groups of people in Scotland & Time Use Survey 2014-15

11 ehttps://www.nhsinform.scot/illnesss-and-conditions/infections-and-poisoning/coronavirus-covid-

12 Of those living in households, around 1 in 7 (15%) of people describing their ethnicity as Pakistani lived in a household with two or more families.  This compared to only 1 in 50 (2%) of the population as a whole.

13 In 2014-19 the poverty rate was 39% for the 'Asian or Asian British' ethnic groups, and 38% for 'Mixed, Black or Black British and Other' ethnic groups compared to 25% for White 'Other' and 18% for White British (Poverty and Income Inequality in Scotland 2016-19)

14 (the Scottish Government does not require assessment against this protected characteristic unless the policy or practice relates to work, for example HR policies and practices - refer to Definitions of Protected Characteristics document for details)

15  https://www.gov.scot/publications/scotlands-labour-market-people-places-and-regions-background-tables/

16 https://www.gov.scot/publications/scotlands-labour-market-people-places-and-regions-background-tables/

17 https://beta.isdscotland.org/find-publications-and-data/population-health/covid-19/covid-19-statistical-report/20-may-2020/

18 https://www.gov.scot/publications/scotlands-labour-market-people-places-and-regions-background-tables/

19 https://www.gov.scot/publications/scotlands-labour-market-people-places-and-regions-background-tables/

20 GOV.UK Guidance on protecting older people and vulnerable adults

21 https://www2.gov.scot/Topics/Statistics/Browse/Health/scottish-health-survey

22 https://www.nrscotland.gov.uk/files//statistics/covid19/covid-deaths-report-week-22.pdf

23 https://www.resolutionfoundation.org/publications/young-workers-in-the-coronavirus-crisis/

24 https://www.engender.org.uk/content/publications/Engender-Briefing---Women-and-COVID-19.pdf

25 In 2014-19 the poverty rate was 39% for the 'Asian or Asian British' ethnic groups, and 38% for 'Mixed, Black or Black British and Other' ethnic groups compared to 25% for White 'Other' and 18% for White British (Poverty and Income Inequality in Scotland 2016-19)

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