Richmondshire District Council

We're committed to making sure there is no discrimination, injustice or inequality in the way we plan and deliver our services on the grounds of:

  • Disability
  • Race
  • Ethnic or national origin
  • Age
  • Gender
  • Marital status
  • Sexual orientation
  • Social or economic status
  • Religion
  • Political beliefs

Equalities policy, guidance and report

Our equality policy is available here to download here and you can also find out about our equalities objectives for 2017-18.

Our 2016-17 equalities annual report sets out how we've performed and how we plan to improve.


Equality Act 2010

This legally protects people from discrimination in the workplace and in wider society. It sets out the different ways in which it’s unlawful to treat someone. You can find out more at GOV.UK


Interpretation and translation

We work with Language Line to provide telephone interpretation for residents who contact us face-to-face or via the telephone.

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