Draft Equality Outcomes and Mainstreaming Report 2021-2025
The draft Equality Outcomes and Mainstreaming Report 2021-2025 will be presented for approval to our Corporate Services Committee on 19th May 2021.
Equality Outcomes & Mainstreaming 2017-2021 - Progress Report 2019
The progress report covering the period 2017-2019 was considered, and approved, by Corporate Services Committee on 22 May 2019.
The latest employment equality figures are available on the Employment Equalities Monitoring page.
Equality Outcomes & Mainstreaming 2017-2021
The Equality Outcomes and Mainstreaming Report offers the Council an opportunity to present a detailed overview of its work on equality, focusing on reducing significant inequalities, compliance and accountability. The Outcomes and Report are based on consultation and involvement, and relevant local and national evidence and research.
The report also contains information on employment equalities, gender pay gap and an equal pay statement.
The Council is committed to fulfilling the three key elements of the general equality duty as defined in the Equality Act 2010:
Everyone has 'protected characteristics', but it is the treatment individuals and groups receive, the level of autonomy they have, and the positive or negative outcomes for them, that are its focus. Therefore the Council will:
As well as being legal requirements, these steps contribute to fairer, more efficient and more effective services. Therefore the Council will: