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Increasing employment of disabled people in public sector: analysis of consultation responses

This consultation looked at increasing the employment rates of disabled people in the public sector.


Footnotes

1 https://www.gov.uk/definition-of-disability-under-equality-act-2010

2Disability Agenda Scotland (2017) Disability Employment End the Gap. Online at https://www.disabilityagenda.scot/images/das_documents/end_the_gap.pdf

3 The Scottish Government (2016) A Fairer Scotland for Disabled People: delivery plan. Online at https://www.gov.scot/publications/fairer-scotland-disabled-people-delivery-plan-2021-united-nations-convention/

4 The Higher Education institutions are not defined as public sector bodies in Scotland.

5 You’re disabled under the Equality Act 2010 if you have a physical or mental impairment that has a ‘substantial’ and ‘long-term’ negative effect on your ability to do normal daily activities.

6 https://news.gov.scot/news/nhs-traineeships-for-disabled-graduates

7 The colours in this table represent the degree of support for each option. Positive opinions are coded green, neutral views are coded orange and negative views coded grey.

8 https://www.gov.uk/definition-of-disability-under-equality-act-2010

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