Our work to implement the duty to promote equality

We publish a range of information in order to demonstrate how as a Council we have been implementing the duty to promote equality.

Public Sector Equality Duty

The Public Sector Equality Duty 2011 came into force in April 2011. We publish our progress to date, and also our continuing plans to implement the duty which covers the following protected groups, i.e. all sections of our community:

  • Age
  • Disability
  • Race/ethnicity
  • Religion or belief
  • Sex (previously known as gender)
  • Sexual orientation
  • Gender re-assignment
  • Pregnancy and maternity
  • Marriage and Civil Partnership (first part of the duty only)

Council equality and diversity policy commitments and objectives are also contained in the Fairness For All section of the Corporate Plan (pdf, 948 KB), which is outlined on the following pages.

Latest information: January 2018

We are currently producing action plans to address gaps in local data collection.

Make an enquiry

Please send your comments about our work to implement the General Duty, or if you need these documents in Braille, large print, audio tape or another language to:

Policy and Review Team
London Borough of Richmond upon Thames
44 York Street
Twickenham
TW1 3BZ

Email: equality@richmond.gov.uk

Updated: 19 January 2018