Decision details

Refreshing The Council's Approach to Equalities

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: Decision Made

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The report proposes a refresh of the council’s approach to equalities.

Executive will be asked to approve the updated approach including approving the council’s equality objectives.

This item will now be considered by Executive and not at the 21 October Executive Member for Culture, Leisure and Communities.  Reason: Key Decision


Resolved:  (i)      That the progress made against the council’s equality objectives be noted and agreement given for the current objectives to remain in place.


                   (ii)      That the action plan set out in Annex A to the report be approved.


                   (iii)     That the key elements of York’s equalities system, as set out in paragraph 31 of the report, be endorsed.


                   (iv)    That the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance working definition of antisemitism set out in Annex B be adopted.


Reason:     To strengthen the council’s approach to equalities.

Report author: Charlie Croft

Publication date: 28/11/2019

Date of decision: 28/11/2019

Decided at meeting: 28/11/2019 - Executive

Effective from: 03/12/2019

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