Decision Maker: Cabinet
Decision status: For Determination
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: Yes
The purpose of this report is to provide an
overview of the key achievements of the Stockport Armed Forces
Covenant Steering Group during 2021/22.
The Cabinet has considered a report outlining the progress made by the Armed Forces Community Covenant Steering Group in delivering the priorities of the covenant from April 2021 to March 2022 and setting out the actions that were being prioritised for the year 2022-2023 and has then noted and endorsed the report.
Equality and/or Environmental Impact Assessment: There is no environmental impact arising from this report.
Decision Reference: CAB407
Declarations or conflicts of Interest: None.
Other reasons / organisations consulted
The council’s Equality Impact Assessment
guidance recognises a number of groups who may suffer disadvantage
in addition to those with protected characteristics as identified
by the Equality Act 2010. One of these groups is the armed forces
community. The Covenant itself and the work of the Armed Forces
Covenant Steering Group seek to ensure through effective
partnership working that service personnel, those who have
previously served, and the armed forces community do not face
disadvantage as a result of their service. The initiatives outlined
in this annual report all seek to benefit Stockport’s armed
Contact: Kirsteen Roe, Service Director – Citizen Focus Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 0161 474 3376.
Report author: Nayuri Patel
Publication date: 03/10/2022
Date of decision: 28/09/2022
Decided at meeting: 28/09/2022 - Cabinet
Effective from: 08/10/2022