• Published today: Scotland’s Equality Evidence Strategy 2023-2025

    24th March 2023 by

    Today the Scottish Government’s Equality Analysis team were pleased to publish Scotland’s Equality Evidence Strategy 2023-2025. In this blog I’d like to tell you about the strategy and how it was developed. The strategy presents a refreshed vision, and accompanying principles, for equality evidence improvement and an ambitious three-year programme of work to strengthen Scotland’s…

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  • Proposal for a new data collection on carers

    1st December 2016 by

    Carers across Scotland provide unpaid care and support to relatives, friends and neighbours who need help because of illness or disability. We estimate that around 788,000 people in Scotland are carers and annually they save the Scottish Economy nearly £11 billion, equivalent to the cost of the NHS in Scotland. The new Carers (Scotland) Act will…

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