Decision details

Equalities Act and Localism Act compliance

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The Executive considered a number of interrelated legislative changes resulting from the Localism Act and Equality Act that required approval by Council, namely the publication of strategic equality objectives and the publication of a statement confirming the Council’s approach to setting the pay of its employees.


The Executive has recommended thatthe Council Meeting confirm and agree:-


(1) To publish the Statement on Equality and Diversity (as set out in Appendix 1 of the report), in accordance with the Equalities Act 2010.


(2) To publish the Annual Pay Policy Statement (as set out in Appendix 2 to the report), in accordance with the Localism Act 2011.

Alternative options considered:


Interests and Nature of Interests Declared:


Decision Reference: ED1388

Contact: Steve Houston, Corporate Director for Corporate and Support Services Email: Tel: 0161-474-4000.

Report author: Steve Houston

Publication date: 13/03/2012

Date of decision: 12/03/2012

Decided at meeting: 12/03/2012 - Executive

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