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Department for Transport: Impact Assessments

Department for Transport written question – answered on 23rd November 2016.

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Photo of Ian Mearns Ian Mearns Chair, Backbench Business Committee

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will detail all policies or guidance which his Department has developed or issued which have been subject to an equality impact assessment since 2010; and what the outcome of those assessments was.

Photo of Andrew Jones Andrew Jones Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport)

Being able to analyse the impact of our policies on particular groups is a fundamental part of good policy-making which the Department undertakes. However, collating information on all the policies and guidance which the Department has developed or issued which have been subject to an equality impact assessment since 2010, could only be obtained at disproportionate cost.

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