Equality Objectives 2016-2020
The public sector equality duty requires Bedford Borough
Council to develop and publish equality objectives.
The Council has identified five equality objectives that it will
be focusing on for 2016-2020. We believe this to be a proportionate
response to help support delivery of the
Council's priorities that are outlined in the
Corporate Plan 2016-2020. The objectives have been
developed to help make improvements in our policy development,
service delivery, employment and how we allocated resources.
- Community Mapping - develop an improved level
of understanding of Bedford Borough's diverse communities and their
needs through research, data gathering and equality mapping.
- Community Engagement - improve community
engagement and secure its role in the development and delivery of
- Serving Residents Effectively - delivery of
accessible services that respond appropriately to different needs
and customer feedback.
- Workforce Development - improve workforce data
and address barriers to employment for equality groups
underrepresented in the workforce.
- Organisational Values - to develop the culture
of the Council so all employees are able to demonstrate commitment
to the principles of equality in carrying out their roles, both in
the workplace and in the delivery of services.
Click here to view the Equal Opportunity Mission Statement