Agenda

Equality and Diversity Forum
Tuesday, 27th January, 2015 7.00 pm

Venue: 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 155 KB

Confirmation of minutes and matters arising from the meeting on 11 November 2014.

 

Indicative time: 5 minutes

3.

UPDATE: CRISIS LOANS AND GRANTS SCHEME AND COUNCIL TAX REDUCTION SCHEME

Julie Turner, Head of Revenues, Benefits, Insurance and Pensions

Resources Directorate, to provide a verbal update on the Crisis Loans and Grants Scheme and Council Tax Reduction Scheme.

 

Indicative time: 5 minutes

4.

UPDATE: INFORMATION AND ADVICE FRAMEWORK

Victoria Lawson, Acting Executive Head of Policy and Customer Services, to provide an update on the Information and Advice Framework

 

Indicative time: 5 minutes

5.

REVIEW: TERMS OF REFERENCE pdf icon PDF 83 KB

Fiona Cameron, Policy and Projects Officer, to report on process to update the Equality and Diversity Forum Terms of Reference. Forum participants will

discuss how best to provide feedback out of session.

 

Indicative time: 10 mins

6.

ARTS DEVELOPMENT OUTREACH SERVICE pdf icon PDF 142 KB

Joanna Steele, Arts Engagement Coordinator, to provide an overview of the Arts Development Outreach Service. The Forum to consider the programme and provide any comments on the approach to equalities for consideration of

Council officers.

 

Indicative time: 15 minutes

7.

REDESIGN OF CHILDREN'S SERVICES pdf icon PDF 729 KB

Colin Stewart, Executive Head of Education and Early Intervention, to provide an overview of the Redesign of Children’s Services.The Forum participants to consider the programme of work and provide any comments on the approach to equalities for consideration of Council officers.

Indicative time: 15 minutes

8.

HATE CRIME REPORT pdf icon PDF 96 KB

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

the Borough.

 

Indicative time: 5 minutes

9.

UPDATES

      Black and Minority Ethnic Forum (Joseph Jeffers, Sutton Centre for

Equalities)

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

      Voluntary Sector (Toni Walsh, Sutton Centre for the Voluntary Sector)

 

Indicative time: 15 minutes

10.

EVENTS

Fiona Cameron to provide an update on events.

 

Indicative time: 5 minutes

11.

ANY OTHER URGENT BUSINESS

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

the Chair.

Logistics pdf icon PDF 49 KB