Agenda

Equality and Diversity Forum
Tuesday, 29th July, 2014 7.00 pm

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

Contact: Fiona Cameron. Policy and Projects Officer, Chief Executive's Group Tel: 020 8770 6181 Email:  fiona.cameron@sutton.gov.uk  Rebecca Escott-New, Customer Insight and Performance Manager, Chief Executive's Group Tel: 020 8770 6880 Email:  Rebecca.Escott-New@sutton.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

1.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE AND DECLARATION OF SUBSTITUTES

2.

MINUTES pdf icon PDF 390 KB

Confirmation of minutes and matters arising from the meeting on 25 February 2014.

 

Indicative time: 5 minutes

3.

ELECTION AND APPOINTMENT OF VICE CHAIRS

The Chair to guide the appointment of Vice Chairs.

 

Indicative time: 5 minutes

4.

DRAFT EQUALITY AND DIVERSITY FRAMEWORK AND DATACARD pdf icon PDF 2 MB

Fiona Cameron, Policy and Projects Officer, to provide update on progress of the Equality and Diversity Framework and DataCard. Forum participants will provide feedback and also discuss how best to provide feedback out of session.

 

Indicative time: 15 minutes

Additional documents:

5.

INFORMATION AND ADVICE FRAMEWORK pdf icon PDF 99 KB

Sam Barker, Interim Head of Research & Intelligence, to provide an overview of the Information and Advice Framework and explain how any impact on equalities is being identified and addressed. The Forum to consider and make recommendations regarding the impact of the development on equalities.

 

Indicative time: 10 minutes

Additional documents:

6.

DIGITAL STRATEGY ENGAGEMENT

Rebecca Escott-New, Customer Insight and Performance Manager, to provide an overview of the digital programme and drafting of the IIA.

 

Indicative time: 5 minutes

 

7.

UPDATE ON LOCAL ACCOUNT

Chiamaka Iwunze, Care Bill Project Manager, to provide an update on Local Account and how Council is informing residents about what the Council have done in delivering adult social care against priorities. The Forum to consider the programme and provide any comments on the approach to equalities for consideration of Council officers.

 

Indicative time: 10 minutes

8.

CHILDREN AND FAMILIES ACT 2014 AND 'LOCAL OFFER' pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Fiona Cameron for Rosemary Brennan, Local Offer Project Officer, to guide discussion on the Local Offer which is being developed to provide information about the support, advice, services and provision, as required under the Children and Families Act 2014. The Forum to consider the Project and provide any comments on the approach to equalities for consideration of Council officers.

 

Indicative time: 15 minutes

Additional documents:

9.

CONSULTATION FOR THE SUTTON CARERS STRATEGY

Samuel Jacobson, Joint Commissioner (Carers Respite and Support Services), to provide an overview of the Carers Strategy and the current consultation on the development the joint strategy. The Forum participants to consider the strategy and provide any comments on the approach to equalities, particularly BAME, for consideration of Council officers.

 

Indicative time: 10 minutes

10.

HATE CRIME REPORT pdf icon PDF 78 KB

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

 

Indicative time: 5 minutes

 

11.

UPDATES

      Black and Minority Ethnic Forum (Thikra Ali, Sutton Centre for Equalities)

      Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Trans Forum (Tyrone Ashby, LGBT Forum)

 

Indicative time: 15 minutes

12.

EVENTS

Fiona Cameron to provide an update on events.

 

Indicative time: 5 minutes

13.

ANY OTHER URGENT BUSINESS

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

the Chair.

Logistics pdf icon PDF 44 KB