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We've issued an updated statement following the incident in Birstall on Monday. If anyone has any housing issues following the incident, please contact Housing Needs on 01509 634567.

Public Equality Data

This page contains information to demonstrate how we are meeting our Public Sector Equality Duty (PSED) as part of the Equality Act 2010.

The general duties require us to have 'due regard' in all we do for the need to eliminate unlawful discrimination, harassment and victimisation; advance equality; and foster good relations between groups who share a protected characteristic and those who do not.

The specific duties require us to publish information each year to demonstrate how we are meeting our general duties. We must also refresh and publish our equality objectives every four years.

Our Equality Strategy contains information about inequalities within our borough and sets out our equality objectives in line with our Corporate Plan. The Strategy, helps us to show how we are meeting our legal obligations under the Equality Act 2010.


Equality information: The Public Sector Equality Duties

Equality information is published by the Council and its partners in a variety of ways:


Translation and interpretation


Service users

We have benchmarked key services against national standards for customer insight, organisational culture, information and access, delivery of services, and timeliness and quality of services.


Employment equality monitoring

We currently monitor the profile of our workforce in relation to race, disability, age, gender, sexual orientation and religion/belief. 


Other information 

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