We want to make sure that all the people in Newcastle have equal access to education, employment, services and opportunities. We want to put equality and fairness at the centre of everything we do. We believe taking practical action to improve equality and fairness will help us achieve this vision. We believe that if Newcastle is a fairer place everyone will benefit.
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- Our approach to equalities
Our aim is to make equality a central part of the way we work by putting it at the centre of policy-making, service delivery and employment practice.
- How we promote equalities
This section outlines the different services we offer to promote equalities.
- Our approach to community cohesion
This section outlines the work we do to help promote good relations within and between our communities.
- Our success stories
Examples of some of the work we do to promote equality, inclusion and cohesion.
- Equality research and information
We have a wide range of statistics, information and research to inform the decisions we make.
- Workforce Monitoring
Newcastle City Council produces an Annual Workforce Monitoring Report which provides a profile of Newcastle City Council’s workforce by disability, gender, ethnic origin, age, sexual orientation, religion and belief and caring responsibilities.
- Equality law
Over the last year there have been a number of changes in equality law. Most of the existing law was replaced with the Equality Act 2010.