Agenda

Equality and Diversity Forum
Tuesday, 14th April, 2015 7.00 pm

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

Contact: Jisa Prasannan Tel: 020 8770 4825 Email:  jisa.prasannan@sutton.gov.uk  Victoria Lawson Tel: 020 8770 5779 Email:  victoria.lawson@sutton.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

1.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE AND DECLARATION OF SUBSTITUTES

2.

MINUTES pdf icon PDF 107 KB

Confirmation of minutes and matters arising from the meeting on 27 January 2015.

 

Indicative time: 5 minutes

 

Additional documents:

3.

UPDATE: TERMS OF REFERENCE pdf icon PDF 63 KB

Victoria Lawson, Head of Policy, Leadership and Governance, to update the Forum on the Terms of Reference.

 

Indicative time: 5 minutes

4.

UPDATE: LOCAL ACCOUNT pdf icon PDF 169 KB

Chiamaka Iwunze, Care Act Project Manager, to seek the Forum’s views on the Local Account and how they can be involved with the Local Account for 2014-15.

 

Indicative time: 15 minutes

5.

OPPORTUNITY SUTTON - MATCHING SKILLS WITH DEMAND pdf icon PDF 740 KB

Joanne Cavey, Senior Project Manager – Matching Skills with Demand, to present on The Sutton Skills Match Strategy. This is a business led approach to delivering the employment and skills agenda across the borough through 8 key actions. The actions are reviewed annually and the Forum’s comments are sought on whether these are the right priorities going forward.

 

Patricia Park, Employer Engagement Officer, to provide a verbal update on the Our Place Project.

 

Indicative time: 15 minutes

6.

REDESIGN OF CHILDREN'S SERVICES (DEFERRED FROM JANUARY 2015) pdf icon PDF 651 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 by Council officers.

 

Indicative time: 15 minutes

7.

CUMULATIVE INTEGRATED IMPACT ASSESSMENT 2015-16 pdf icon PDF 121 KB

Victoria Lawson, Head of Policy, Leadership and Governance to present the Cumulative Integrated Impact Assessment 2015-16 for consideration by the Forum.

 

Indicative time: 15 minutes

8.

HATE CRIME REPORT pdf icon PDF 101 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)

·         Membership drive (Victoria Lawson)

·         New website (Victoria Lawson)

 

Indicative time: 15 minutes

10.

EVENTS pdf icon PDF 86 KB

Jisa Prasannan, Commissioning and Business Insight Officer, 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