There were significant changes to the Discrimination Legislation over its proposal life time.

  1. The original ‘Strawman’ was drafted (best practice)
  2. A consultation with key stakeholders
  3. Draft Policy proposals were drawn up
  4. The ESS Committee widely consulted on these draft proposals
  5. The consultation took place with significant feedback
  6. New significantly amended proposals were drafted March 2020
  7. The debate on the proposals took place July 2020, a few changes were made following resolutions
  8. The final proposals were sent to the law officers for drafting

A summary of all the changes from the original draft policy papers to the final policy proposals are shown in the attached table

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