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Equal Opportunities Forum - 25 November 2008

Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House25th November 2008

NOTICE AND AGENDA

For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Northway, Rickmansworth, on Tuesday 25 November 2008 at 7.30pm.

Members of Three Rivers District Council

Representatives of Watford, Rickmansworth and South Oxhey Police

            “           “           Citizens’ Advice Bureaux

            “           “           Victim Support Scheme

Officers of Three Rivers District Council

 

David Gardner, Director of Corporate Resources and Governance
17 November 2008

1.

WELCOME AND INTRODUCTIONS

2.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

3.

MINUTES OF THE MEETING HELD ON 8 JULY 2008

 

To confirm as a correct record the notes of the meeting held on 8 July 2008.

08 07 08 EO mins (doc)

4.

MATTERS ARISING

 

To receive a written briefing on Local Authority responsibilities to refugees.

08 11 25 EO i - (04) refugees (doc)

5.

WATFORD & THREE RIVERS PHAB

 

To receive a briefing on the work of the Association from Julian Treves Brown.

6.

UPDATE OF GENERIC EQUALITIES SCHEME

 

To consider the draft Generic Equalities Scheme for 2009-2012 and recommend that consultation begins on the draft.

08 11 25 EO i - (06) generic equalities (doc)

7.

CONSULTATION WITH BLACK AND MINORITY ETHNIC RESIDENTS

 

To receive a report on the key findings and recommended actions in response to the focus group consultation held with BME residents.

08 11 25 EO i - (07) bme consultation (doc)

 

ITEMS DEFERRED FROM PREVIOUS MEETING:

8.

UPDATES FROM OTHER FORUMS – Domestic Violence Forum, Pensioners Forum and Youth Council

 

To receive minutes for the above meetings and to give a verbal update where necessary.

08 11 25 EO i - (8a) domestic violence - 8 may (doc)

08 11 25 EO i - (8b) domestic violence - 30 oct (doc)

08 11 25 EO i - (8c) pensioners forum - 22 feb (doc)

08 11 25 EO i - (8d) pensioners forum - 3 june (doc)

08 11 25 EO i - (8d) pensioners forum - 3 june-app 1 (doc)

08 11 25 EO i - (8e) pensioners forum - 24 oct (doc)

08 11 25 EO i - (8f) youth council mins - 7 oct (doc)

9.

2007-2008 EQUALITIES PERFORMANCE UPDATE

 

To receive and consider a report on corporate performance against equality based indicators.

08 11 25 EO i - (09) equalities perf (doc)

08 11 25 EO i - (09) equalities perf-app 1 (doc)

10.

CORPORATE EQUALITY PLAN 2006-2009

 

To receive and consider a report on the implementation of the Corporate Equalities Plan during 2007-2008.

08 11 25 EO i - (10) corp equalities plan (doc)

08 11 25 EO i - (10) corp equalities plan-app a (doc)

11.

2008-2009 EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES FORUM WORK PROGRAMME

08 11 25 EO i - (11) work prog (doc)

12.

ANY OTHER BUSINESS

13.

DATE OF NEXT MEETING

 

Tuesday 3 February 2009.