Equality is at the core of the Council’s business.
|We will provide you with information, documents and reports on how we are fulfilling our duties under Section 75 of the Northern Ireland Act 1998 which requires the Council to have due regard to the need to promote equality of opportunity.
- Between persons of different religious belief, political opinion, racial group, age, marital status or sexual orientation
- Between men and women generally
- Between persons with a disability and persons without
- Between persons with dependents and persons without
The Council is also required to take account of the desirability of promoting good relations between people of different religious beliefs, political opinion or race.
The Council’s Equality Scheme is its commitment to promote equality of opportunity and good relations, and is the basis for their integration within the delivery of council services, decision making and policy development.