Public sector - understanding equality data collection: main report

This research describes and explores the range of equality and socio-economic disadvantage data collected by public sector organisations. Findings offer insights into what works best in terms of collecting, utilising and safeguarding robust data, highlighting major barriers to its collection or use.

Annex 1: Participating organisations

Health and Social Care Organisations

  • Care Inspectorate
  • NHS Fife
  • Mental Welfare Commission
  • Scottish Ambulance Service

Employment, Labour and Welfare Organisations

  • Highlands and Islands Enterprise
  • Independent Living Fund
  • Social Security Scotland

Education and Skills Organisations

  • Forth Valley College
  • The Open University in Scotland
  • Scottish Funding Council
  • Skills Development Scotland
  • Student Awards Agency Scotland
  • University of St Andrews

Justice Organisations

  • Police Investigations and Review Commissioner
  • Police Scotland
  • Scottish Children's Reporter Administration
  • Scottish Criminal Cases Review Commission
  • Scottish Prison Service

Local Authorities

  • Argyll & Bute Council
  • Edinburgh City Council
  • Highland Council
  • North Lanarkshire Council
  • Midlothian Council


  • Cairngorms National Park Authority
  • Creative Scotland
  • Historic Environment Scotland
  • sportscotland



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