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 […]

Taxi Policy EqIA

The aim of the decision is to endorse and adopt a taxi licensing policy following a consultation with stakeholders and interested parties on its formulation. The policy seeks to improve standards for new taxi drivers; to formalise existing procedures already in place and to strengthen enforcement powers / guidance on relevance of convictions.   Publisher: […]

Social Care & Health Self Directed Support: Independent Information, Advice & Enabling Service EqIA

Following a review of current service provision undertaken by the Joint Commissioning Team, the Assistant Director for Joint Commissioning is recommending to the Council’s Cabinet Procurement Committee that the Advice & Support Service is retendered using an open tender process. Publisher: Milton Keynes Council Date: December 2014

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 […]


The Site Allocations Plan is being prepared to support the delivery of the Milton Keynes Core Strategy (adopted July 2013), to maintain a five year land supply of deliverable housing sites. Cabinet is recommended to approve the Site Allocations Plan: Issues and Options document for an eight week consultation period. When adopted, Plan:MK will be […]

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

MKC Equality Performance Report 2014

The Equality Performance Report is the Council’s statutory published information showing how it complies with its Equality Duties. The Equality Duty requires the Council to have due regard to the need to:  eliminate unlawful discrimination, harassment and victimisation;  advance equality of opportunity; and  foster good community relations.   Publisher: Milton Keynes Council Date: September 2014