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Statistic to show the Equality Act 2010 was successful
2011, women made up 46% of the UK workforce
However, the Equality Act 2010 still has not completely eliminated gender inequalities
70 years to have equal amount of women to men in Westminster
EHRC states that 75% of women still work in the 5 C's
Depite equal pay legistlation,
gender pay gap still exists - 10% difference in full time work
Act that gave the right to ask for flexible working times
Work and Families Act 2006
Statistic to show that the Work and Families Act is successful
2011 52% of employees offer flexitime
How many families receive child tax credits?
9 out of 10 families recieve tax credits
Eleigibility for tax credits has changed...
44,000 fewer families are entitled to it.
Current National Minimum Wage?
6.19 for workers 22+
What is the Scottish Living Wage
national minimum wage falls short of this
Racial - despire the Equality Act
80% of Bangledeshi and Pakistani women are unemployed
Racial - compensation
9 million pounds awarded in racial discrimination cases
What did the EM employment task force findÉ
That there is a 7% paygap between EM's and their qhite counterparts
Racial - result of "Scotland Against Racism"
following the 2011 Scottish PArliament election,
4 EM MP's were elected - there were none before.
Racial discrimination still exists
every day in scotland 17 people are attacked due to their ethnicity