Decision details

“All of Us” Equality Scheme 2017-20: report on progress against actions 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 report on the progress against actions in the “All of Us” Equality Scheme 2017-20 during its first year of implementation.




      i.        That the Equality Scheme Impact Report 2017-18 and Monitoring Report 2017- 18 attached at Annex A and Annex B of the Director of OD, Transformation & HR  be approved for publication.


     ii.        That progress in implementing the Council’s “All of Us” Equality Scheme 2017- 20 is noted.


Reasons for the decision:


The Council is committed to reviewing its performance on implementing its Equality Scheme annually. This impact report highlights and reviews progress made implementing the first year of the scheme during 2017-18.

Alternative options considered:

The Council has a duty to advance equality of opportunity, eliminate discrimination,

harassment and victimisation and foster good relations between people. The “All of

Us” Equality Scheme has been developed to demonstrate how the Council is

advancing equality.

Interests and Nature of Interests Declared:


Reason Key: Affects more than 1 ward;

Financial Impact: All activity was supported by existing budgets.

Declarations: None

Subject to Urgent Proceedings: No

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

Other reasons / organisations consulted

Through consultation meetings and by email.


The Equality Scheme itself had extensive public consultation. The Action Plan consultation has involved the Council’s service managers, senior managers, CMT and the Council’s Equality Group.

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

Publication date: 05/10/2018

Date of decision: 05/10/2018

Effective from: 13/10/2018

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