Equality and diversity

Equality and diversity at Elmbridge

We are committed to equality of opportunity in service delivery and employment. We value the diversity of the community we service and we are committed to building a vibrant and thriving community free from unlawful discrimination. Our vision is to develop a thriving and inclusive Borough, promoting equality, challenging discrimination and tackling social exclusion.

Elmbridge equality and diversity forum

The Elmbridge equality and diversity forum is a non statutory partnership and is committed to celebrating and promoting the benefits of equality and diversity for Elmbridge and its residents. It ensures that the values of equality, fairness and diversity are inherent with the Borough and to promote a community where all can exercise their human rights.

Staff equality

 We are committed to providing services in a fair and accessible way to all members of the community
and to ensuring that everyone has the same opportunities to work with the Council, irrespective of:

  • age

  • disability

  • gender reassignment

  • marriage and civil partnership

  • pregnancy and maternity

  • race

  • religion or belief

  • sex

  • sexual orientation


Our commitment to eliminate discrimination and harassment, and the promotion of equality of opportunity for all is set out in our Equality Plan.

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