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Opinion: You know what, equality impact assessments can be quite useful

Rainbow - Some rights reserved by @Doug88888Equality Impact Assessments are carried out by local councils to judge how their decisions will affect some of the most marginal communities in their area. But there are calls now to scrap the process as part of the Tory mantra on scrapping red tape.

I know that some authorities have turned EIAs into the worst extremes of political correctness gone mad.

But the truth is that councils (and the Government too please) should be

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  • User AvatarHywel 19th Dec - 5:15pm
    Even if that was right John and the world as we know it would stop if the government lost a non-binding vote (which some people...
  • User AvatarRichard Dean 19th Dec - 5:10pm
    The big problem with UBI is that it's about as far from liberal and democratic as you can get, and about as damaging to people's...
  • User AvatarMaurice Leeke 19th Dec - 5:08pm
    I rather assumed that if we held 14 out of 22 we must have lost 8. Or have I missed something ?
  • User Avatartpfkar 19th Dec - 5:04pm
    I agree with matt! Hard to take this briefing very seriously with that sort of omission. Does anyone have the figures to hand?
  • User Avatarmatt 19th Dec - 4:58pm
    Why does it not say how many loses?
  • User AvatarJames 19th Dec - 4:42pm
    I'm not against this idea, but the ability to finance it on a sustainable and continuous basis must be rooted in reality, and the lack...