Public Sector Equality Duty Compliance

Publishing Equality Information and setting Equality Objectives is part of Cornwall Council’s compliance with the Equality Act (2010) and the Council’s demonstration of meeting the Public Sector Equality Duty.

Cornwall Council has published its Equality Information since 31 January 2012.  An Easy Read document has been produced with information about the Equality Act and the equality information the Council must publish.

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The Council has published four Equality Objectives and has added progress to each Objective.

The responsibility for monitoring progress will lie with Cornwall Council’s Corporate Equality Steering Group.

Cornwall’s Equality and Diversity Voluntary Sector Group will oversee and monitor the progress against Cornwall’s Equality Objectives.

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CORMAC are obliged to produce public sector equality data as the general duty applies to bodies carrying out public functions on behalf of a public authority. CORMAC have specific duties under the Equality Act 2010 to publish information to demonstrate our compliance with the general equality duty.