(1) An authority to which this section applies must, when making decisions of a strategic nature about how to exercise its functions, have due regard to the desirability of exercising them in a way that is designed to reduce the inequalities of outcome which result from socio-economic disadvantage.
(2) In deciding how to fulfil a duty to which it is subject under subsection (1), an authority must take into account any guidance issued [in accordance with subsection (2A)].
[(2A) The guidance to be taken into account under subsection (2) is—
(a) in the case of a duty imposed on an authority in relation to devolved Scottish functions, guidance issued by the Scottish Ministers;
[(aa) in the case of a duty imposed on an authority in relation to devolved Welsh functions, guidance issued by the Welsh Ministers;]
(b) in any other case, guidance issued by a Minister of the Crown.]
(3) The authorities to which this section applies are—
(a) a Minister of the Crown;
(b) a government department other than the Security Service, the Secret Intelligence Service or the Government Communications Head-quarters;
(c) a county council or district council in England;
(d) the Greater London Authority;
(e) a London borough council;
(f) the Common Council of the City of London in its capacity as a local authority;
(g) the Council of the Isles of Scilly;
(h) . . .
(i) . . .
(j) . . .
(k) a [police and crime commissioner] established for an area in England.
[(3) The authorities to which this section applies are—
(a) the Scottish Ministers;
(b) Food Standards Scotland;
(c) Keeper of the Registers of Scotland;
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