Sex and the Census: A review of the sex question since 2001

Introduction This review looks at how the ‘sex’ question has been interpreted in the Censuses for Scotland and for England and Wales since 2001, and plans for England and Wales in 2021. The analysis shows differing interpretations of the sex…

Scottish local authorities, ‘sex’ and the Equality Act 2010n

Review of 32 Scottish local authorities: Representation of the protected characteristic of ‘sex’ under the Equality Act 20101.  The purpose of this research was to investigate how the 32 Scottish local authorities are representing the provisions of the Equality Act…

Census (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill: MBM evidence to the CTEEA Committee

Introduction We are grateful for the opportunity to submit evidence as part of the Committee’s Stage 1 considerations of the Census (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill. The Bill will enable voluntary questions on sexual orientation and gender identity to be added to…

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