Appendix 2 Edinburgh CLD Partnership Plan Integrated Impact Assessment Summary Report Template Audit Risk level (Risk level will be added by Equalities Officer) Each of the numbered sections below must be completed Interim report 1. X Final report (Tick as appropriate) Title of plan, policy or strategy being assessed Edinburgh Community Learning and Development Partnership Strategic Plan 2. What will change as a result of this proposal? The plan will show a greater focus on poverty and tackling inequality through a targeted approach to achieve proportionate universalism 3. Briefly describe public involvement in this proposal to date and planned Consultation and engagement with a wide range of over 200 learners, participants and partners to gather views and feedback to influence the direction of The Plan 4. Date of IIA 16 March 2015 5. Who was present at the IIA? Identify facilitator, Lead Officer, report writer and any partnership representative present and main stakeholder (e.g. NHS, Council) Name Job Title Date of IIA training Email Lesley Boyd Health Inequalities Manager Facilitator [email protected] Diana Dodd Principal Officer Equalities John Heywood Principal Officer: Special Projects 6. [email protected] [email protected] Evidence available at the time of the IIA Evidence Available? Comments: what does the evidence tell you? Data on populations in need Census Population by: age, disability; ethnicity and gender (excluding people who describe themselves as intersex where no dat a is currently collected) SIMD data Levels of poverty Lothian Community Check with Lesley Blackmore 0131 Data on service Evidence Available? Comments: what does the evidence tell you? uptake/access Health Initiative Forum 537- 9408 Data on equality outcomes Post School Destination Data Underachievement of white working class boys Poorer mental health outcomes for young gay/transgender and deaf people Research/literature evidence 12 Local Community Plans The need to prioritise CLD-related actions, especially activities for children and young people, older people and parents, increasing community engagement and challenging social isolation Priorities for adult learning Statement of Ambition for Adult Learning Priorities for young people National Youth Work Strategy Public/patient/client Yes experience information Consultation with learners, participants and partners with need to focus on those most vulnerable to social exclusion, unemployed or in low paid jobs, and those with protected characteristics Evidence of inclusive Commissioned engagement of service services users and involvement findings The need for a wide range of targeted and universal CLD provision for all age groups Evidence of unmet need ESOL classes for young people as route in to employment, empowerment and increased self-esteem and reducing social isolation. Access to services for new migrants Evidence Available? Comments: what does the evidence tell you? Review of uptake of Interpreting and translating services in public sector in Edinburgh Good practice guidelines Yes Environmental data Not applicable Risk from cumulative impacts We are aware of these e.g. multiple layers of protected characteristics and poverty and their potential impact Other (please specify) Additional evidence required 7. In summary, what impacts were identified and which groups will they affect? Equality, Health and Wellbeing and Human Rights Affected populations Positive Positive impact for people with protected characteristics, especially older people, children and young people, men and women, people with a disability, refugees and asylum seekers, Positive impact on all groups vulnerable to falling into poverty. Enabling a Human Rights perspective in the delivery of CLD initiaitives Unemployed, affected by poverty, disability, children and young people, women and men, older people, single parents All Negative LGBT, carers, Gypsy/Travellers, sex workers, veterans Unsure about the impact on LGBT, carers, Gypsy/ Travellers, veterans and sex workers. This is being investigated. Environment and Sustainability Affected populations Positive Not applicable Negative Economic Affected populations Positive Minority ethnic people. Refugees and asylum seekers, Deaf people and those vulnerable to falling into poverty. This plan will promote: Employability and enhance confidence through literacy, numeracy, ESOL Negative 8. Is any part of this policy/ service to be carried out wholly or partly by contractors and how will equality, human rights including children’s rights , environmental and sustainability issues be addressed? Yes. Current contracts with the providers in question cover these in clauses 14, 19, 20A, 20B, 20C. 9. Consider how you will communicate information about this policy/ service change to children and young people and those affected by hearing loss, speech impairment, low level literacy or numeracy, learning difficulties or English as a second language? Please provide a summary of the communications plan. Communication will be via the Edinburgh CLD Partnership and through short briefings arranged by the Communications Team to a wide range of stakeholders and interested groups 10. Is the policy a qualifying Policy, Programme or Strategy as defined by The Environmental Impact Assessment (Scotland) Act 2005? (see Section 4) No 11. Additional Information and Evidence Required If further evidence is required, please note how it will be gathered. If appropriate, mark this report as interim and submit updated final report once further evidence has been gathered. Some groups which were identified through the IIA are still to be consulted and these will help to inform the recommendations and actions. These are EAL Service, VOCAL, LGBT Health and Wellbeing Centre and MECOPP 12. Recommendations (these should be drawn from 6 – 11 above) • Complete gaps in evidence • The Plan will be an iterative document, i.e. it will develop and change according to changes in demand and circumstances. • As work progresses, The Plan will be monitored and updated. • Make positive contribution to tackling the wider determinants of ill health including low educational achievement • Explore partnership opportunities to enhance work with Community Health Initiatives, Community Health Flats, Edinburgh Community Food, veterans First Point, The Welcoming and other groups tackling work with vulnerable groups. • Maximising opportunities for vulnerable people to enhance Human Rights through choice, empowerment and increasing ability to have control over personal decision making and becoming active citizens. 13. Specific to this IIA only, what actions have been, or will be, undertaken and by when? Please complete: Specific actions (as a result of the IIA which may include financial implications, mitigating actions and risks of cumulative impacts) Who will take them forward (name and contact details) Deadline for Review progressing date Consultation with particular groups JH, DD 30 April 2015 Populations identified, e.g. veterans, streetworkers, carers, Deaf (link with Deaf Action) LGBT, Gypsy/Travellers JH, DD Communication plan to be drawn up Creating new innovative partnerships 30 May 2015 JH Ongoing Annual Specific actions (as a result of the IIA which may include financial implications, mitigating actions and risks of cumulative impacts) 14. Who will take them forward (name and contact details) Deadline for Review progressing date How will you monitor how this policy, plan or strategy affects different groups, including people with protected characteristics? This IIA will be integral to how the CLD Plan is monitored annually 15. Sign off by Head of Service Name Date 16. Publication Send completed IIA for publication on the relevant website for your organisation. See Section 5 for contacts.