Sex and gender in data guidance: equality impact assessment

Equality Impact Assessment (EQIA) for guidance for public bodies on the collection of data related to sex and gender.

Equality Impact Assessment Record

Title of policy/ practice/ strategy/ legislation etc.

Sex and Gender in Data guidance

Minister: Cabinet Secretary for Social Justice, Housing and Local Government/Minister for Equalities and Older People

Lead official:

Roger Halliday – Chief Statistician

Officials involved in the EQIA

Name: Poppy Wilson

Team: Office of the Chief Statistician

Name: Members of the Sex and Gender in Data Working Group

Team: SG, Public Bodies, UK Government

Directorate: Division: Team

Digital Directorate, Statistics and Data Access division, Office of the Chief Statistician

Is this new policy or revision to an existing policy?

Revised policy – data on sex and gender is already routinely collected by Public Bodies in Scotland



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