National Assistance (Assessment of Resources) Regulations 1992 amendments - Windrush Compensation Scheme: equality impact assessment

Equality impact assessment (EQIA) for the amendments to the National Assistance (Assessment of Resources) Regulations 1992 in respect of the Windrush Compensation Scheme.

Stage 5 - Authorisation of EQIA

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, gender reassignment, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation have been considered, i.e.:
    • 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 (e.g. in public life)
    • Fostering good relations, tackling prejudice and promoting understanding.

Yes X


  • If the Marriage and Civil Partnership protected characteristic applies to this policy, the Equality Impact Assessment has also assessed against the duty to eliminate unlawful discrimination, harassment and victimisation in respect of this protected characteristic:



Not applicable X


I am satisfied with the equality impact assessment that has been undertaken for The National Assistance (Assessment of Resources) Regulations 1992 and give my authorisation for the results of this assessment to be published on the Scottish Government’s website.

Name: Dr ST Cuthbert-Kerr

Position: Deputy Director for Improving Standards and Quality Division, Directorate for Social Care and National Care Service Development Directorate

Authorisation date: 05 January 2023



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