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Legislation & Policy

The Equality Act 2010

The Equality Act 2010 was brought in to strengthen and streamline 40 years of equalities legislation. The act covers the following protected characteristics:

To view the full Equality Act, click the link below to the UK Government website:

We have produced a Manager’s Guide to the Equality Act 2010.

Equality Law and Discrimination is a series of short films produced by the Equality & Human Rights Commission, which are available on YouTube:

Equality Law and discrimination video playlist


Meeting the requirements of the Equality Act 2010

We are required to produce a regular reports on how we are going to meet the requirements of equality legislation. To view these documents in various formats, please go to our page:



Human Rights

Scotland's National Action Plan for Human Rights (SNAP) was launched in December 2013 and sets out a programme of action to progressively realise the potential of human rights in all areas of life.

Human Rights in NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde (PDF)


Last Updated: 27 March 2020