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Fairer Scotland Duty: guidance for public bodies

Statutory guidance for public sector bodies subject to the Fairer Scotland Duty to help them actively consider how they can reduce inequalities of outcome caused by socio-economic disadvantage, when making strategic decisions.

Fairer Scotland Duty: guidance for public bodies
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1 In accordance with section 1(2) of the Equality Act 2010.

2 https://nationalperformance.gov.scot/scotlands-wellbeing-impact-covid-19

3 List accurate as at 1 October 2021

4 A Health Board constituted under section 2(1)(a) of the National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978

5 Scotland’s Census 2022 Fairer Scotland Duty Impact Assessment (Dec 20) (scotlandscensus.gov.uk)

6 https://www.gov.scot/binaries/content/documents/govscot/publications/statistics/2020/09/scottish-household-survey-2019-annual-report/documents/scotlands-people-annual-report-2019/scotlands-people-annual-report-2019/govscot%3Adocument/scotlands-people-annual-report-2019.pdf?forceDownload=true

7 https://data.gov.scot/wealth//2020report.html#3_financial_wealth_and_debt

8 Scotland’s Wellbeing: The Impact of COVID-19 – Chapter 4: Communities, Poverty, Human Rights | National Performance Framework

9 https://www.scotpho.org.uk/life-circumstances/income-and-employment/key-points/

10 https://www.gov.scot/publications/summary-statistics-attainment-initial-leaver-destinations-no-2-2020-edition/pages/6/

11 https://www.gov.scot/publications/growing-up-scotland-health-inequalities-early-years/pages/5/

12 https://www.nrscotland.gov.uk/files/statistics/covid19/covid-deaths-data-week-41.xlsx

13 https://spice-spotlight.scot/2020/01/22/stalling-and-declining-life-expectancy-in-scotland/

14 https://www.scotpho.org.uk/opt/Reports/Mental%20Health%20Profiles%20for%20Adults_5663.pdf

15 https://scotland.shinyapps.io/ScotPHO_profiles_tool/

16 http://www.healthscotland.scot/health-topics/diet-and-healthy-weight/obesity

17 https://www.gov.scot/publications/scottish-household-survey-2019-key-findings/pages/6/

18 https://www.gov.scot/publications/scottish-crime-justice-survey-2018-19-main-findings/pages/6/

19 https://www.equalityhumanrights.com/en/publication-download/involvement-and-public-sector-equality-Duty-guide-publicauthorities-scotland

20 Scottish Co-production Network (coproductionscotland.org.uk)

21 https://www.equalityhumanrights.com/en/advice-and-guidance/making-fair-financial-decisions

22 https://www.scdc.org.uk/what/national-standards. https://www.hisengage.scot/engaging-differently which was developed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

23 https://www.equalityhumanrights.com/en/publication-download/scotland-fairer-2018

24 The EHRC provides information on applying the PSED here: https://www.equalityhumanrights.com/en/equality-act/equality-act-2010 and here https://www.equalityhumanrights.com/en/advice-and-guidance/guidance-scottish-public-authorities.

25 https://www.gov.scot/publications/equality-fairer-scotland-impact-assessment-evidence-gathered-scotlands-route-mapthrough-out-crisis/

26 https://digitallibrary.un.org/record/3859788?ln=en#record-files-collapse-header

27 https://humanrightsleadership.scot/

28 https://www.ohchr.org/en/professionalinterest/pages/cescr.aspx

29 https://www.equalityhumanrights.com/en/publication-download/evaluating-socio-economic-duty-scotland-and-wales

30 To access the Knowledge Hub register first then search for the Fairer Scotland Duty KHub and submit a joining request.

31 https://www.gov.scot/publications/third-sector-interfaces-contact-details/

32 As required by regulation 5 of the Equality Act 2010 (Specific Duties) (Scotland) Regulations 2012

33 https://www.scotlandscensus.gov.uk/documents/Draft_Fairer_Scotland_Duty_Impact_Assessment.pdf

34 https://www.gov.scot/binaries/content/documents/govscot/publications/consultation-paper/2019/09/deposit-return-schemmescotland-regulations-accompanying-statement-proposed-regulations/documents/fairer-scotland-impact-assessment/fairerscotland-impact-assessment/govscot%3Adocument/fairer-scotland-impact-assessment.pdf

35 https://www.povertyalliance.org/get-involved/get-heard-scotland/get-heard-scotland-toolkit/

36 https://povertyinequality.scot/publication/guidance-for-the-poverty-and-inequality-commission-involving-experts-byexperience/

37 https://www.scdc.org.uk/what/national-standards

38 https://www.gov.scot/publications/third-sector-interfaces-contact-details/

39 http://www.equalityevidence.scot/

40 Monklands Replacement Project Fairer Scotland Duty Assessment published | NHS Lanarkshire

41 https://www.gov.scot/publications/scottish-national-investment-bank-fairer-scotland-duty-assessment/

42 https://www.eastlothian.gov.uk/downloads/file/27328/east_lothian_local_housing_strategy_2018-23

43 https://www.eastlothian.gov.uk/downloads/file/27536/integrated_impact_assessment_-_local_housing_strategy

44 Welcome to SESplan

45 https://www.eastlothian.gov.uk/downloads/file/27645/supporting_paper_1_consultation_and_engagement

46 Managing waste: Deposit return scheme – gov.scot (www.gov.scot)

47 DRS Interim EQIA .pdf (consult.gov.scot)

48 A Deposit Return Scheme for Scotland – Equality Impact Assessment – gov.scot (www.gov.scot)

49 https://www.gov.scot/publications/deposit-return-scheme-scotland-analysis-responses/

50 Healthcare standards: Urgent care – gov.scot (www.gov.scot)

51 nhs-24-equality-mainstreaming-report-2021-workforce-data-update.pdf (nhs24.scot)

52 https://www.nhs24.scot/data/uploads/PDF/NHS_board/papers/2019/december/20191212-item-10.2-estates-business-caseupdate-v5.pdf

53 To access the resources on the Knowledge Hub please register first, then search for the Fairer Scotland Duty KHub and submit a joining request.

54 https://www.khub.net/group/fairer-scotland-duty/group-library

55 Training materials – Library – Fairer Scotland Duty – Knowledge Hub (khub.net)

56 https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCj0N2FYL2Ljb4oS49pyyqHQ/playlists

57 Virtual FSD Leads Network – Library – Fairer Scotland Duty – Knowledge Hub (khub.net)


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