UK-EU Trade and Cooperation Agreement: Equality

Cabinet Office written question – answered on 12th January 2021.

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To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, what equality impact assessment his Department has undertaken on the potential (a) legal and (b) socioeconomic effects of the UK-EU Trade and Cooperation Agreement on different groups with protected characteristics.

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The Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster made a statement under section 19(1)(a) of the Human Rights Act 1998 regarding the provisions of the European Union (Future Relationship) Bill. This Bill, now Act, implements the Trade and Cooperation Agreement. Further to this, relevant requirements of the Equality Act 2010 and other relevant legislation have been followed.

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