Energy Efficient Scotland: equality impact assessment

The Equality Impact Assessment (EQIA) has been undertaken to allow us to look at how this programme impacts on people and is an opportunity to promote equality.

Authorisation of Equality Impact Assessment

Please confirm that:

  • This Equality Impact Assessment has informed the development of this policy

    Yes X

  • Opportunities to promote equality in respect of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment/sexual orientation, race, religion or belief, marriage/civil partnerships, children's rights and wellbeing, socioeconomic considerations and island proofing have been considered, ie:
    • Eliminating unlawful discrimination, harassment, victimisation
    • Removing or minimising any barriers and/or disadvantages
    • Taking steps which assist with promoting equality and meeting people's different needs
    • Encouraging participation (eg in public life)
    • Fostering good relations, tackling prejudice and promoting
    • Understanding

    Yes X


I am satisfied with the equality impact assessment that has been undertaken for the Programme and give my authorisation for the results of this assessment to be published on the Scottish Government's website.


David Signorini
Senior Responsible Officer for Energy Efficient Scotland
Head of Better Homes Division


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