Decision details

Equality and Diversity Policy

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To present the draft of the Council’s Equality and Diversity policy to the Overview and Scrutiny Commission for review.


The Equality and Diversity Policy be adopted.

Reasons for the decision:

The current adopted policy was 4-years old and due for a review.  Whilst there had not been any fundamental changes to statutory requirements, the new policy has been improved for the benefit of all those engaging with the Council.

Alternative options considered:

1.     To adopt the revised policy.

2.     Do nothing.

Report author: Ross Bangs

Publication date: 18/10/2018

Date of decision: 16/10/2018

Decided at meeting: 16/10/2018 - Cabinet

Effective from: 26/10/2018

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