Agenda

Equality and Diversity Forum
Tuesday, 9th July, 2013 7.00 pm

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

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 (2 MINUTES) pdf icon PDF 66 KB

 Attached are minutes of the meeting held on 19th March 2013 (ENCLOSURE).

3.

PRESENTATION BY HEALTHWATCH (30 MINUTES) pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Doris Richards, a Director at Healthwatch will be outlining the role of Healthwatch to the forum, including plans for how the body will engage with communities in Sutton (ENCLOSURE).

4.

FORWARD PLANNING 13/14 (15 MINUTES) pdf icon PDF 39 KB

Victoria Lawson will talk to forum members about key policy developments that will be affecting the council and may have a potential impact on equalities. This builds on previous discussions about the forum having more of a role in looking at the outcomes of Integrated Impact Assessments (ENCLOSURE).

5.

CALENDAR OF EVENTS 13/14 (15 MINUTES) pdf icon PDF 41 KB

Victoria Lawson will present a list of events for 13/14 for the forum to discuss ways of taking the work forward over the year (ENCLOSURE).

6.

EQUALITY PLAN 13/14 (15 MINUTES) pdf icon PDF 173 KB

Victoria Lawson will present the London Borough of Sutton’s Equality Plan 2013/14 (ENCLOSURE) 

7.

PUBLIC SECTOR EQUALITY DUTY REVIEW UPDATE (5 MINUTES) pdf icon PDF 38 KB

Victoria Lawson will update the forum on any progress we are aware of on the government review of the public sector equality duty (ENCLOSURE).

Additional documents:

8.

UPDATE ON HATE CRIME (5 MINUTES)

Ian Kershaw, Safer Sutton Partnership, will provide an update on Hate Crime in the borough

9.

ANY OTHER URGENT BUSINESS

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