Consultation on Objective 2
We consulted on the following draft equality objective: 'Tackle Discrimination'
We want everyone living in
Aim 1: Improve the health and wellbeing of all our residents, by making sure they get better health and social care. We’ll do this by playing our part in joining up health and social care services and using the NHS accessible information standard to make sure people get information in ways they can understand and get appropriate help to communicate about their health and care.
Aim 2: Improve the education results of
Aim 3: Provide volunteering, apprenticeships and training opportunities in the Council and influence other organisations to do the same, including supported employment schemes for disabled people. Make sure that
Aim 4: Raise awareness of hate crime and help people feel more confident to report it, and work to make neighbourhoods where people feel included, accepted and safe. This is part of the
You said: that the objectives should be for all
You said: there should be less focus on pass or fail attainment and more on people fulfilling their own potential and accessing life opportunities. We did: change the whole tone of the objective and its aims to reflect your feedback and become life chances and outcomes focused.
You said: that we should reflect equality for the Council’s workforce in our objectives. We did: reflect on the work we’re already doing to improve equality outcomes in the Council, as outlined in our report to Personnel Committee in December 2015. We’ll consider including an aim on this during the lifespan of the objectives.
You said: that we should reflect that this is a shared objective for many stakeholders in
You said: we should use more positive language to describe our commitments, as there are already good things happening in