Issue details

City of York Council Actions in Response to the York Anti-Racism and Inclusion Strategy

Purpose of Report: To provide a plan of action as the Council’s response to the Anti-Racism and Inclusion Strategy which was presented to and approved by Executive and Full Council in July 2023. A commitment was made to provide a further report to Executive in response to the strategy, making recommendations for change where actions can be implemented in the short term and also identifying medium and longer-term measures.

The Executive will be asked: To approve the Action Plans and related activities
as contained in the report.

Decision type: Key

Decision status: Decision Made

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 26/10/2023

Level of Risk: 04-08 Regular monitoring required;

Decision due: 14/12/23 by Executive

Lead member: Executive Member for Finance, Performance, Major Projects, Human Rights, Equality and Inclusion, Executive Member for Housing, Planning and Safer Communities

Lead director: Director of Customer & Communities

Department: Directorate of Customer & Communities

Contact: Pauline Stuchfield, Director of Housing and Community Services Email: / Email: Email:, Laura Williams, Assistant Director of Customer, Communities and Inclusion Email:

Consultation process

The original strategy was produced by an independent working group which engaged with key organisations across the city and included the council’s Black, Asian and Racially Minoritised Communities (BARMC) staff group and Leading Together (Head of Service) Group.


The action plan will be produced with input from the staff and will involve detailed engagement with the BARMC staff group.

Equality Impact Assessment Completed?: Yes


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