Equality and diversity
The Equality Act 2010 has made the legislation around equality simpler.
We want to ensure that we meet the requirements of the Equality Act, not because it is legislation but because it will enable us to meet the needs of our community and treat them fairly. We want to put people at the heart of everything that we do.
Everyone has a right to be treated equally and fairly. We want to treat our customers fairly and provide them with the best services that we can.
EQUALITY OBJECTIVES 2016-2020
We are committed to ensuring that the services we provide are accessible to all and meet different people's needs. Improving life chances and equality for all is at the heart of what we do and is the starting place for developing our equality objectives.
Our equality objectives for 2016-2020 are:
- To ensure that our data better provides us with the right insight, evidence and intelligence to make well informed decisions that impact our communities
- To place equality at the heart of our decision making process
- To encourage good community relations and active citizenship
- To ensure value for money