Full plan assessments
The purpose of the sustainability appraisal process is to test a plan's policies across environmental, social and economic themes to ensure they support sustainable development.
A Habitats Regulations Assessment (HRA) refers to the several distinct stages of assessment which must be undertaken to determine if a plan or project may affect the protected features of a habitats site. All which are not directly connected with, or necessary for, the conservation management of a habitat site, require consideration of whether the plan or project is likely to have significant effects on that site.
Health Impact Assessments (HIAs) is a method whereby a policy, program or project may be judged on its potential effects on the health of a population, and the distribution of those effects within the population.
It's illegal to discriminate against anyone because of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation. Equality Impact Assessments help us inform and underpin good decision making and improve transparency around the decisions we make.Print this page