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:

  • Age
  • Disability
  • Gender reassignment
  • Marriage and civil partnership
  • Pregnancy and maternity
  • Race
  • Religion or belief
  • Sex
  • Sexual orientation
  • Social or economic status

Equalities policy, guidance and report

Read our equality policy. You can also find out about our equalities objectives for 2019-20 and equalities action plan.

Our 2018-19 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's Equality Act 2010 guidance page.

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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