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Nottinghamshire County Council - Proud of our past, ambitious for our future

Our Commitment to Equality

We take equality and diversity seriously and have 'treating people fairly' as one of our core values. We are committed to meeting the aims of the Public Sector Equality Duty to eliminate discrimination, promote equality of opportunity and foster good relations. As proof our commitment to equality, the County Council has been recognised as a Stonewall Top 100 employer. This is a measure of our commitment to ‘treat people fairly’ and makes us one of the UK’s best places to work for lesbian, gay and bisexual staff. 

We recognise that there are some individuals and groups who are disadvantaged and more vulnerable than others and we are committed to providing services that are appropriate to everyone’s needs. In particular, we will address the needs of people with protected characteristics (age, gender, disability, gender reassignment, race/ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion/belief, maternity/pregnancy and marriage/civil partnership).

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Policy, Objectives and Performance

Equality Policy [PDF].

Our Strategic Plan 2014-18 sets out our vision, values and priorities and includes details about our key value of ‘treating people fairly’.

The Annual Delivery Plan for 2014-15 sets out in more detail how we will achieve our objectives contained within the Strategic Plan. 

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Equality Impact Assessments (EqIA)

We are committed to meeting our legal obligations and delivering fair and accessible services to all.

Equality Impact Assessments underpin this commitment and evaluate our services and the way we deliver them. You can read detailed guidelines about the way we carry out Equality Impact Assessments [PDF 52KB] and view a list of completed Equality Impact Assessments.

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We welcome any comments and suggestions on our policies and plans for equality and diversity, please contact:

Matthew Garrard 
Policy, Performance and Research Team Manager
Policy, Planning and Corporate Services
Nottinghamshire County Council
County Hall
West Bridgford

tel: 0115 977 2892

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