Decision details

Annual Equality Reporting 2020-21

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Council Strategy and Community Cohesion

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Annual Equality reports - Service Areas
Annual Workforce Monitoring report


That the Equality Monitoring reports for 2020-21 be approved for publication on the council’s website.

Reasons for the decision:

The Equality Act 2010 and corresponding regulations outline the specific duties that the council is required to meet to demonstrate its compliance with its equality duties – i.e. 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:

None.  The Council has a duty under the Equality Act 2010 to advance equality of opportunity, eliminate discrimination, harassment and victimisation and foster good relations between people.

Interests and Nature of Interests Declared:

There are no additional financial implications arising from the recommendations in this report.

Reason Key: Affects more than 1 ward;

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Financial Impact: To be detailed within the report

Declarations: None.

Subject to Urgent Proceedings: No.

Making Representations: To the Chief Executive

Other reasons / organisations consulted




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

Publication date: 05/04/2022

Date of decision: 04/03/2022

Effective from: 13/04/2022

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