Category Archives: Equality and Diversity

Localism and Equality

An important element in the Coalition Government’s platform, the Localism Agenda is based on four main strands: 1.    New freedoms and flexibility for local government; 2.    New rights and powers for local communities; 3.    Reform to make the planning system … Continue reading

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Why focusing on equalities still matters

Recent developments in the public sector make it easy for the average bystander to conclude that equality and diversity is losing its importance for local authorities.  Following ten years of rather prescriptive regulation, the last two years have seen statutory … Continue reading

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