From 1st April 2021, the Equality Hub received a budget settlement covering all units - the Government Equalities Office, the Disability Unit, the Race Disparity Unit and the Social Mobility Commission. This settlement for the 2021/22 financial year was £18.6m. Within this, the Government Equalities Office budget for 2021/22 as of January 2022 is £9.5m and the Disability Unit budget is £3.6m.
With regards to staffing, the latest staffing allocation - on a full-time equivalent basis - is shown in the table below.
Budgets and staffing allocations for future years are currently being determined and we will provide the usual update to the Women and Equalities Committee in due course.