Decision details

Refreshing Equalities Objectives

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Communities and Public Protection

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To refresh our equalities objectives as required by the Public Sector Equality Duty.


1.           Recommendations

For the Cabinet Member for Communities and Public Protection to agree four Equality Objectives for Westminster City Council until 2024 as set out below:

·       Staff will represent the demographic of our communities at all levels of the organisation.

·       Understand our diverse communities and embed that understanding in how we shape all that we do across the Council.

·       Support Westminster’s communities to be sustainable, socially inclusive and empowered to act, when they are best placed to do so.

·       Demonstrate inclusive leadership, strategic partnership and a clear organisational commitment to be a leader in equality, diversity and inclusion in the city.

3.       Reasons for Decision 


The Equality Act 2010 and the Equality Act 2010 (Specific Duties and Public Authorities) Regulations 2017 requires us to publish equality objectives every four years. These objectives replace the previous objectives 2016-2020.


Publication date: 17/08/2022

Date of decision: 17/08/2022

Effective from: 25/08/2022

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