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.
This policy sets out the Council’s legal obligation to consider adjustments and to make adjustments where reasonable under the Act.
We provide effective services for all the community and ensure everyone has equal access to our services, information and employment opportunities.
Wealden Equality Group
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 will capture up to date, relevant equality data from our customers proportionate to delivering services to those with protected characteristics in 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.