Policy paper

UK Government response to Sawers Review (pdf)

The UK Government’s formal response to the Sawers Review on the role of women in the Scottish economy.


UK Government Response to Sawers Review

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Last year well-respected Scottish academic Professor Lesley Sawers was commissioned by the UK Government to review the role of women in Scotland’s economy. Her report was published last year and set out a number of recommendations to improve gender equality and the economic contribution of women. They included: changing attitudes to and perceptions of women in the workplace; driving forward change in the representation of women at senior levels; and measuring properly change.

Published 12 February 2016