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Child Protection Improvement Programme: equality impact assessment record

Published: 21 Jul 2017

Record of assessments of the Child Protection Improvement Programme, testing how the programme would affect our aims for equality.

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21 page PDF

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Child Protection Improvement Programme: equality impact assessment record
Stage 5 - Authorisation of EQIA

21 page PDF

769.1 kB

Stage 5 - Authorisation of EQIA

Please confirm that:

  • This Equality Impact Assessment has informed the development of this policy:
    • Yes (X) / No
  • Opportunities to promote equality in respect of age, disability, gender reassignment, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation have been considered, i.e.:
    • Eliminating unlawful discrimination, harassment, victimisation;
    • Removing or minimising any barriers and/or disadvantages;
    • Taking steps which assist with promoting equality and meeting people's different needs;
    • Encouraging participation ( e.g. in public life)
    • Fostering good relations, tackling prejudice and promoting understanding.
      • Yes (X) / No
  • If the Marriage and Civil Partnership protected characteristic applies to this policy, the Equality Impact Assessment has also assessed against the duty to eliminate unlawful discrimination, harassment and victimisation in respect of this protected characteristic:
    • Yes / No / Not applicable (X)


I am satisfied with the equality impact assessment that has been undertaken for The Child Protection Improvement Programme ( CPIP) and give my authorisation for the results of this assessment to be published on the Scottish Government's website.

Name: Donald Henderson
Position: Deputy Director for Care and Protection
Authorisation date: 2 March 2017


Email: Francois Roos,

Phone: 0300 244 4000 – Central Enquiry Unit

The Scottish Government
St Andrew's House
Regent Road