The Department welcomes comment on any aspects of this document. Interested parties are encouraged to make responses by 7 June 2023, which will used to inform the Department’s allocation of 2023-24 funds. Any further consultation responses received between 7 June 2023 to 2 August 2023 will be used to inform further mitigation measures and reallocation of any additional funding available during 2023-24.
Comments on the Department's Budget 2023-24 allocation can be submitted via online survey or by email.
A summary of the EQIA in British Sign Language (BSL) and Irish Sign language (ISL) is available in the two videos below.
The Department published a Stage 1 Outcomes Report on 21 June 2023. This report has been produced to highlight the comments received during Stage 1 of the consultation period and to outline the Department’s next steps.
The DfC Budget 2023-24 - Equality Impact Assessment (EQIA) Final Decision Report is now available.