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Cyngor Sir Ynys Môn - Isle of Anglesey County Council

Equality and diversity

Isle of Anglesey County Council is opposed to all discrimination and is committed to promoting equality of opportunity for all.

The Equality Act 2010 gives people legal protection against discrimination in the workplace and in wider society. It ensures a fair deal for all and focuses on ending discrimination, advancing equality of opportunity and outcome and fostering good relations between different individuals and communities.

The act also clarifies the role of local authorities as leaders in achieving equality improvements for their citizens and communities.

Who is protected under the Equality Act 2010?

In actual fact, everyone is. It is against the law to discriminate against someone because of their: 

  • age
  • disability
  • gender reassignment
  • marriage and civil partnership
  • pregnancy and maternity
  • race
  • religion or belief
  • sex
  • sexual orientation

These are the protected characteristics under the act.We are committed to mainstreaming equality into at all levels of our work by integrating equality considerations within our key strategies and plans.

This commitment is reflected in our equality and diversity policy and our strategic equality plan.

Archive: Annual equality reports


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