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Equality Impact Assessment Resources

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Please be aware that the Equality Impact Assessment pages and process are currently being updated.

Should you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion team.

Equality Analysis Form

The Equality Analysis Form will help you to structure your Equality Analysis. A new form needs to be completed for each policy you assess.

Please refer to the Equality Analysis FAQ before completing an Equality Analysis. If, after reading the FAQ, you still have queries please contact the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Team. 

Completed Equality Analysis Forms should be sent to the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Team

Checklist for COVID-19 Projects and Policies

Given the current circumstance and the pace of change, we have provided this checklist for high-level considerations for policy changes. Please contact for further support.

To access the checklist please click here: Equality checklist for COVID 19 projects polices

Guidance for VCEG/SMG/Council and PSMG

Council and VCEG are aware of the need for equality considerations when making decisions and recommendations and will expect to see a completed Equality Considerations statement on all policy documents submitted, to demonstrate that an Equality Analysis has been carried out and to summarise the outcome. The Equality Considerations statement can also be found on the Equality Analysis Form. 

Guidance for members of VCEG/SMG/Council and PSMG - to raise awareness of their responsibilities regarding equality considerations when making decisions and recommendations.

Guidance for authors of reports for consideration by VCEG/SMG/Council and PSMG - to explain their responsibilities regarding carrying out Equality Analyses of policies/services/functions which are new or subject to change/review prior to consideration by VCEG/SMG/Council/PSMG.