East Staffordshire Borough Council is committed to creating a fairer East Staffordshire for everyone. The Equality Act 2010 requires the Council to create and publish equality objectives that will contribute towards eliminating any type of discrimination, harassment and victimisation, advancing equality of opportunity and fostering good relations between different people.
The Equality Act 2010 covers the following protected characteristics: age, ethnicity, disability, gender, gender reassignment, religion or belief, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, and marriage and civil partnership.
Our equality objectives
- Everyone can access our services, facilities and information
- Decision making and services are influenced by the needs of residents and communities
- Discrimination, harassment and hate crime is not tolerated
- Our workforce, and workforce policies, support equality