Equality Policy

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Reviewed and agreed 4th May 2022


Monkton Farleigh Parish Council Equality Policy


Monkton Farleigh is committed to eliminating discrimination and

encouraging diversity amongst our workforce. Our aim is that our

workforce will be truly representative of all sections of society and each

employee feels respected and able to give of their best.


To that end the purpose of this policy is to provide equality and fairness

for all in our employment and not to discriminate on grounds of gender,

gender reassignment, marital status (including civil partnerships), race,

ethnic origin, colour, nationality, national origin, disability, sexual

orientation, religion or age. We oppose all forms of unlawful and unfair



All employees, whether part-time, full-time or temporary, will be treated

fairly and with respect. Selection for employment, promotion, training or

any other benefit will be on the basis of aptitude and ability. All employees

will be helped and encouraged to develop their full potential and the

talents and resources of the workforce will be fully utilised to maximise the

efficiency of the organisation.


Our commitment:

..To create an environment in which individual differences and the

contributions of all our staff are recognised and valued.

..Every employee is entitled to a working environment that promotes

dignity and respect to all. No form of intimidation, bullying or

harassment will be tolerated.

..Training, development and progression opportunities are available to

all staff.

..Equality in the workplace is good management practice and makes

sound business sense.

..We will review all our employment practices and procedures to

ensure fairness.

..Breaches of our equality policy will be regarded as misconduct and

could lead to disciplinary proceedings.




Policy Adopted on 2nd September 2015


Reviewed May 2022