Equality and Diversity

The Council's vision under our Corporate Plan is that Breckland is a place of opportunity and ambition for all.

The Council is fully committed to eliminating discrimination and actively promoting equality of opportunity for everybody who lives in, works in or visits Breckland. The Council believes that its performance and achievements will be enhanced in an environment where equality of opportunity exists and prejudice and discrimination are not tolerated. The Council will work with its partners and the local community to challenge discrimination and to both celebrate diversity and promote cohesion. The Council will ensure it complies with race, disability, gender and wider equality legislation. 

Equality and Human Rights

The Equality and Human Rights Commission works to eliminate discrimination, reduce inequality, protect human rights and to build good relations.

Public Sector Equality Duty

The Public Sector Equality Duty, at section 149 of the Equality Act 2010, requires public bodies such as the Local Authority to consider all individuals when carrying out their day to day work.

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