Tag Archives: Equalities

Household benefit cap: putting politics before policy

We have commented before on Red Brick about the way this Government has downgraded equality impact assessments as part of the policy-making and legislative processes.  Under Labour they became a vital part of the process of scrutiny. By looking at … Continue reading

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Unequal impact

Since the Election the Government has substantially reduced the information it provides in announcements, consultation papers and the like concerning the impacts the proposals will have in equalities terms.  It was an important innovation by Labour to introduce a statutory … Continue reading

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