n WHAT IS IT?
q To deliver a fairer, more inclusive and competitive society, key issues and needs of different groups to be considered.
q A web-based checklist prepared by PMSU to help policy makers to identify issues and highlight tools to provide effective advice to ministers
n When is it Used?
q At the time of policy proposal and at the end of policy process
n How does it work?
q As most up-to-date guidance to screen the potential impacts of the proposal
METHODS AND TOOLS USED BY UK GOVERNMENT
n Costs and broad appraisal issues : Defined in economic and equity terms
n Impact Assessment
q Value for money
n Regulatory Impact Assessment
n Public sector impacts
n Quality of Life
q Social progress
q Environment protection
q Prudent use of Natural Resources
q Maintenance of high and stable levels of economic growth and employment
n Scientific Evidence
n Risk, Public health and Safety
n Legal issues
n Treaty obligations
n Devolved administration
n Environmental appraisal
n Area implications
n Policy appraisal for equal treatment