Public sector pay policy 2022 to 2023: equality impact assessment

Equality impact assessment (EQIA) of the 2022 to 2023 Scottish public sector pay policy.

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1. A Fairer, Greener Scotland: Programme for Government 2021-22, Published: 7 Sep 2021. Link: A Fairer, Greener Scotland: Programme for Government 2021-22 - (

2. The CPI, which is the UK Government's preferred measure for wage growth, was 3.1 per cent as at September 2021 (compared with 0.5 per cent in September 2020). The September CPI is the UK Government's reference point for taking decisions on inflationary uplifts for pensions and benefits.

3. The basic award increase or basic pay increase is the inflation or cost of living element of the pay award.

4. Public sector employment in Scotland: statistics for fourth quarter 2020.

5. Annual Gross pay for all employee jobs, Scotland, 2020, Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings, Office of National Statistics.

6. Equality Act 2010



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