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Corporate Equalities Board

The Corporate Equalities Board

The Corporate Equalities Board takes a strategic lead on equalities and diversity issues at Worcestershire County Council.

The Board is chaired by a Chief Officer, and is comprised of the Senior Managers from all Directorates, the three Lead Members on diversity issues and the Equality & Diversity Manager.

Members of the Board


Job Title Role in Group
Neil Anderson Head of Culture and Community  
Sandy Bannister Corporate Equality & Diversity Programme Manager  
Cllr Steve Brown    
Cllr John Campion    
Lyn-Marie Chapman Communications and Development Officer  
Richard Harling Director of Adult Services and Helath  Chair  
Katharine Clough Marketing and Communications Manager  
Richard Keble Head of Commissioning and Quality Service Lead Children's Services
Elaine McCarthy   People Development, Wellbeing and Diversity Manager  
Cllr Stephen Peters    
Kevin Stilgoe  Business Support and Performance Manager  

Purpose of Board

The Corporate Equalities Board will:

  • Be responsible for co-ordinating and monitoring Worcestershire County Council's work on the Equality Framework for Local Government, ensuring that the application and implementation is consistent throughout the authority.
  • Actively support the duty to promote equality of opportunity and good relations and eliminate all forms of discrimination.
  • Provide leadership in the development of authority wide policies, procedures and practice to promote equality of opportunity in employment and service delivery as a mainstream activity. This will take account of experience and new and emerging legislation.

Further Information

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More Information

See also in our website

External websites

  • Equality and Human Rights Commission
    Works to eliminate discrimination, reduce inequality, protect human rights and to build good relations, ensuring that everyone has a fair chance to participate in society.
  • Plain English
    A website of an organisation who have been fighting for crystal-clear communication since 1979.
  • Worcestershire Racial Equality Council (WREC)
    The WREC assists people who believe they have been discriminated against, or who experience difficulty in using mainstream services because of language and cultural differences.
  • BBC Interfaith Calendar
    Interfaith holy days and festivals Calendar.

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This page was last reviewed 29 May 2013 at 15:01.
The page is next due for review 25 November 2014.