Agenda

Equality and Diversity Forum
Tuesday, 13th November, 2012 7.00 pm

Venue: Civic Offices, St Nicholas Way, Sutton SM1 1EA

Contact: Victoria Lawson, Head of Chief Executive's Office. Tel 020 87770 5779 email  victoria.lawson@sutton.gov.uk 

Items
No. Item

1.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE AND DECLARATION OF SUBSTITUTES

2.

MINUTES pdf icon PDF 72 KB

of the meeting held on 17 July 2012 (ENCLOSURE).

3.

Young Carers (including DVD)

Rachael McLeod, Sutton Carers Centre will present a DVD on young carers

 

15 minutes

4.

Review of the Public Sector Equality Duty pdf icon PDF 137 KB

Shama Sarwar will update the Forum on the proposed review of the Public Sector Equality Duty by the Government Equalities Office.  The presentation from GEO is attached for the Forum’s information.

 

15 minutes

 

5.

Integrated Impact Assessment

Shama Sarwar will update the Forum on the new Integrated Impact Assessment that will be introduced by the Council. (Paper to follow)

 

15 minutes

6.

Update on events pdf icon PDF 1 MB

a)    Happy Soul Festival report (Cllr Davey) (Enclosure)

b)    Progress on Interfaith week (Julie Duffy)

c)    Update on Black History Month (William Essel)

d)    Update on the first BME Forum (Cllr Holloway/William Essel)

e)    Feedback on Older People’s Day (Cllr Wallace)

f)     Outline for Holocaust Memorial Day (Sharma Sarwar)

30 minutes

7.

Open Discussion on Participatory Budgeting

Cllr Davey will lead a discussion on the participatory budgeting approach that has been undertaken in North Cheam and Worcester Park.

 

20 minutes

8.

Hate Crime Quarterly Report

Ian Kershaw will present his quarterly report on hate crime to the Forum.

(Paper to follow)

 

10 minutes

9.

ANY OTHER BUSINESS