Tag Archives: EqIA

What are Equality Impact Assessments?

Demonstrating equality is at the heart of Milton Keynes Council’s strategy and practice. Equality impact assessments (EqIA) are a tool to help colleges and universities ensure that their policies, practices and decisions are fair, meet the needs of their staff and students and that they are not inadvertently discriminating against any protected group. Legal requirements EIA is […]

Financial Decisions 2016-2017 EqIA

An Equality Impact Assessment was conducted on all 131 savings proposals of which 17 were considered as being ‘significant’ and ‘relevant’ to equality. Similar decisions have been brought together to produce 13 indepth assessments. Recommendations In five (5) green areas, savings continue, as there is a potential to improve the advancement equality of opportunity. In […]

Financial Decisions 20162017 EqIA

An Equality Impact Assessment was conducted on all 131 savings proposals of which 17 were considered as being ‘significant’ and ‘relevant’ to equality. Similar decisions have been brought together to produce 13 indepth assessments. These assessments recommend that: In five (5) green areas, savings continue, as there is a potential to improve the advancement equality […]

Council Plan EqIA

This assessment looks at the sixteen goals in the plan, recognising that they can be regarded in three ways: Seven (7) priorities link direct to a relevant equality objective. These are Budget, Housing, Homelessness, Education and Skills, Adult Health and Social Care, Children, and Mental Health. Three (3) priorities are not directly relevant to an […]

Proposed Budget Amendment EqIA

This is an Equality Impact Assessment of the changes to the budget. Under equality legislation, the Council has a legal duty to pay ‘due regard’ to the need to:  eliminate unlawful discrimination, harassment and victimisation;  advance equality of opportunity between different groups; and  foster good relations between different groups. The duty to pay ‘due regard’ […]

Procurement Strategy EqIA

The strategy sets out the new approaches and procurement mechanism to meet these challenges, whilst simultaneously striving to support the local economy by working with smaller and local companies in the process. A parallel commissioning strategy is being developed and procurement will play a critical role in the delivery of this. Publisher: Milton Keynes Council […]

MKSP Review EqIA

The Programme has been jointly scoped by MKC and MKSP to change the nature of MKSP that will see some core services return to MKC and a new trading entity. This will create one MKC organisation with a commercial arm for all MKC trading activity. Publisher: Milton Keynes Council Date: August 2015 Files dc0001450-eqia-mksp-review-2015-v2 (60 […]

Local Highway Maintenance EqIA

This project is a significant project and is likely to be relevant for women, people with disabilities, and young people. As part of the project, the upgrading of path and cycle ways will require the design to be appropriate for the using of different users. In particular, inclusive design can support the use by people […]

Financial Decisions EqIA 2015-16

This is an Equality Impact Assessment of the Medium Term Financial Plan. Under equality legislation, the Council has a legal duty to pay ‘due regard’ to the need to: eliminate unlawful discrimination, harassment and victimisation; advance equality of opportunity between different groups; and foster good relations between different groups.   Publisher: Milton Keynes Council Date: […]

Financial Decisions – Various Savings Budget Equality Impact Assessment (EqIA)

This is an Equality Impact Assessment of the various saving in the budget. Under equality legislation, the Council has a legal duty to pay ‘due regard’ to the need to: eliminate unlawful discrimination, harassment and victimisation; advance equality of opportunity between different groups; and foster good relations between different groups.   Publisher: Milton Keynes Council […]