Equality and Diversity at Wealden
The council is firmly committed to the principles of equality and inclusion in both employment and the delivery of services and is keen to celebrate the diversity of people who live and work in Wealden.
Find out about equality legislation, our policies and plans for equality, equality monitoring, and about specific work we are carrying out.
Information about the legislation we must comply with.
Information relating to equalities that we publish and is required under the equality legislation.
We provide effective services for all the community and ensure everyone has equal access to our services, information and employment opportunities.
The Internal Equalities Group meets quarterly to discuss equality issues, co-ordinate the main-streaming of equalities and diversity and oversee the development and progress of the Wealden Equality Scheme.
We monitor whether or not there are differences in levels of satisfaction in the usage of the services we provide between people in different equality groups.
An EIA (Equality Impact Assessment) is used to look at new or existing policies, strategies and services to identify what effect or likely effect they will have on different groups within our communities.
The Wealden Disability Involvement Group (WDIG), is a group of disabled people living in Wealden, who help and advise the Council on many Council services.
View details on how we are committed to honour the Armed Forces Covenant and support the Armed Forces Community.