Agenda

Equality and Diversity Forum
Tuesday, 19th March, 2013 7.00 pm

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

Contact: Shama Sarwar, Policy and Projects Officer Tel: 020 87770 5784 Email:  shama.sarwar@sutton.gov.uk 

Items
No. Item

1.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE AND DECLARATION OF SUBSTITUTES

2.

APPROVAL OF THE ACCURACY OF THE MINUTES pdf icon PDF 74 KB

of the meeting held on 13th November 2012 (ENCLOSURE).

3.

PRESENTATION FROM THE BETTER SERVICES BETTER VALUE PROGRAMME (20 MINS)

Charlotte Joles, a Director at BSBV will present on the engagement strategy the programme will be employing when consulting in Sutton and what consideration has been given to the protected groups. Presentation will be tabled.

 

4.

GYPSY AND TRAVELLER MONTH (15 MINS)

Kate Evans to give a verbal update on the plans for the Gypsy Roma Traveller History Month in June.

5.

LGBT FORUM (15 MINS)

Tyrone Ashby, a volunteer at Age UK will present to the forum on the proposals for an LGBT Forum in Sutton. Presentation to be tabled.

 

6.

SUTTON EQUALITY PLAN 2013/14 (15 MINS) pdf icon PDF 53 KB

Victoria Lawson and Shama Sarwar will present the draft ideas for the 13/14 Sutton Equality Plan. Presentation enclosed.

 

7.

PUBLIC SECTOR EQUALITY DUTY REVIEW: AN UPDATE (15 MINS) pdf icon PDF 44 KB

Shama Sarwar will provide an update on the Public Sector Equality Duty Review. Paper enclosed.

 

8.

UPDATE ON EVENTS (10 MINS)

Update from various members on the latest equality events, including Holocaust Memorial Day

9.

HATE CRIME QUARTERLY UPDATE (5 MINS)

An update from Ian Kershaw on Hate Crime figures for the last quarter in Sutton.

 

10.

ANY OTHER URGENT BUSINESS

brought forward at the direction of the Chair, who has approved the reason for urgency.