We use cookies on this site We and our partners use cookies and collect information from your browser. This lets us deliver content and relevant adverts to you. It also helps us to understand our audience better. See our privacy policy to learn more about how we manage your data and your rights. See our cookies policy to see how we use cookies and tracking technology. To agree to our use of cookies, click the 'Accept' button.
 
Advertisement
Advertisement

Public Sector Equality Duty

The public sector equality duty, of the equality act 2010, require public authorities to pay 'due regard' to:
  • Eliminate discrimination, harassment and victimisation,
  • Advance equality of opportunity,
  • Foster good relations between persons.

In practice, this means;

  • Remove or minimise disadvantages,
  • Take steps to meet the needs of everyone,
  • Encourage people to participate in public life where their participation is low.

We introduced Community Impact Assessments (CIAs) to streamline existing impact assessments into one framework. This includes a number of rigorous questions to help us to undertake an equality analysis so that we are able to meet the requirements of the public sector equality duty and tackle health inequalities.

The public sector equality duty also requires public authorities to report on employment activity, a picture of our workforce in the last 12 months is outlined.

There are no results that match your search criteria

Share this information
  • facebook17
  • twitter17
  • google17
  • intagram17
  • email17