Impact assessment

Early years national funding formula: equalities impact assessment

Analysis of the effect that changes to funding for childcare and early education will have on specific protected groups.



An assessment of the effect that changes to how we fund free childcare and early education for 3- and 4-year-olds will have on groups with relevant protected characteristics.

The relevant protected characteristics, identified in the Equality Act 2010, include:

  • disability
  • gender reassignment
  • pregnancy and maternity
  • race
  • religion or belief
  • sex and sexual orientation

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Published 1 December 2016