CashBack for Communities phase 6: equality impact assessment

Equality impact assessment (EQIA) to consider the impacts on equality of the development of policy for phase 6 of the Cashback for Communities programme. The programme uses money recovered under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 to fund projects for children and young people.

2. Executive summary

The CashBack programme was first implemented in 2008 and since then has delivered over 2.5 million activities and opportunities for children and young people.

This Equality Impact Assessment (EQIA) relates to Phase 6 of the CashBack programme.

The impact analysis has confirmed that the focus for Phase 6 of CashBack is not discriminatory, supporting the Scottish Government's wider approach to equality and diversity, in particular for young people aged 10 to 25. No significant equality issues have been raised that will require changes to the framing of the CashBack programme for Phase 6.



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