Agenda

Equality and Diversity Forum
Tuesday, 15th October, 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 FROM MEETING ON 9 JULY 2013 pdf icon PDF 75 KB

3.

MATTERS ARISING

Victoria Lawson, London Borough of Sutton, to provide verbal update on the following matters that arose from the meeting on 9 July 2013:

o   Citizen Jury

o   Neighbourhood Grants

o   Special Events Calendar

Indicative time: 10 minutes

 

4.

FAITH AUDIT

Ian Kershaw, Safer Sutton Partnership, to provide an update on the ‘Faith Audit’ being undertaken by the Borough, Faith and Belief Forum and Northumbria University. The Audit aims to map and analyse the contribution made by faith groups in Sutton in order to better plan services and contributions for the future.

 

Indicative time: 20 minutes

 

5.

LOCAL POLICING MODEL

Inspector Ian Hicks to present on the Local Policing Model of police service delivery in Sutton Borough.

 

Indicative time: 15 Minutes

 

6.

HATE CRIME UPDATE pdf icon PDF 77 KB

Ian Kershaw, Safer Sutton Partnership, to provide an update on hate crime in Sutton Borough.

 

Indicative Time: 15 minutes

 

7.

EVENTS pdf icon PDF 86 KB

Nominated attendees to outline upcoming events, including:

o   Holocaust Memorial Day proposal (Victoria Lawson, London Borough of Sutton)

o   Interfaith Week (Toni Walsh, Sutton Centre for the Voluntary Sector)

o   Black History Month (Will Essel, Sutton Black History Month Group)

 

Indicative time: 20 minutes

 

Additional documents:

8.

PUBLIC SECTOR EQUALITY DUTY REVIEW UPDATE pdf icon PDF 422 KB

Kate Montgomery, London Borough of Sutton, to outline the recent findings of the Review of the Public Sector Equality Duty: Report of the Independent Steering Group.

 

Indicative time: 10 minutes

 

9.

UPDATES pdf icon PDF 79 KB

o   Black and Minority Ethnic Forum

(Thikra Ali, Sutton Centre for Equalities)

o   Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Forum

(Tyrone Ashby, LGBT Forum)

 

Indicative time: 20 minutes

 

10.

ANY OTHER URGENT BUSINESS

Opportunity for any urgent business to be brought forward at the discretion of the Chair.