Decision details

Equality Information Publishing 2017-18

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Council Strategy and Community Cohesion

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To approve the publication of workforce and service based equality information which the Council is required to produce annually together with an overarching report which summarises the above and includes data relating to the Equalities Act 2010.


The council’s Equality Monitoring reports 2017-18 are endorsed for publication on the council’s website by the end of January 2019.

Reasons for the decision:

The Equality Act 2010 (Specific Duties) Regulations 2011 outline the specific duties that the council are required to meet to demonstrate its compliance with its equality duties to have due regard to:


·         Eliminating discrimination, harassment and victimisation.

·         Advancing equality of opportunity between persons who share a relevant protected characteristic and those who do not.

·         Fostering good relations between those with a relevant protected characteristic and those who do not.


These duties include publishing equality information annually by the end of January each year.

Alternative options considered:


Interests and Nature of Interests Declared:


Reason Key: Affects more than 1 ward;

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Financial Impact: Not applicable

Declarations: None

Subject to Urgent Proceedings: No

Making Representations: In writing to Director Organisational Development, Transformation and HR.

Other reasons / organisations consulted

Via emails and meetings of Equalities Sub Group


Members of Council's Equalities Sub Group

Contact: Samantha Wood, Community Engagement and Equalities Officer Email: Tel: 01344 353315.

Publication date: 17/01/2019

Date of decision: 17/01/2019

Effective from: 25/01/2019

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