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Early learning and childcare - 2 year old eligibility - income threshold change June 2021: EQIA

Assessment on whether 2 year old children and parents or carers within protected characteristics groupings face any barriers, discrimination or harassment as a result of the proposed amendments to secondary legislation.


Footnotes

1. Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014 (legislation.gov.uk)

2. Using October 2016 data from HMRC, it was estimated that there were around 14,500 eligible 2 year olds in Scotland.

3. The qualifying benefits are set out in The Provision of Early Learning and Childcare (Specified Children) (Scotland) Order 2014

4. Annual survey of hours and earnings: 2018

5. Scottish household survey 2019: annual report

6. Poverty and Income Inequality in Scotland 2016-19

7. Sexual orientation in Scotland 2017: summary of evidence base

8. Is Scotland Fairer? (2018)

9. Every child, every chance: tackling child poverty delivery plan 2018-2022 - gov.scot (www.gov.scot)

10. Working poverty analysis 2019

11. The 2015 Budget Effect on BME RunnymedeTrust 27thJuly2015.pdf

12. Regional employment patterns in Scotland: statistics from the Annual Population Survey 2018

13. Disabled people in the labour market in Scotland: 2018

14. Scottish Surveys Core Questions 2019.

15. Child and Working Tax Credits statistics: Finalised awards, 2018-19

16. Universal Credit statistics: 29 April 2013 to 8 October 2020 - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

17. Schools in Scotland - summary statistics: 2020

18. Summary statistics for schools in Scotland no. 10: 2019 edition

19. Children's social work statistics: 2019 to 2020 - gov.scot (www.gov.scot)

20. Scottish Study of Early Learning and Childcare: Phase 1 Report - Updated 2021

21. We recognise that this evidence may have been impacted as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and therefore that this position may have changed.

Contact

Email: Kerrie.Harkness@gov.scot

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