17. Promote equality, diversity and inclusion

Consultation: Our Public Service 2020

 
We will build a Public Service that:
  • values diversity;
  • promotes equality;
  • promotes and protects human rights;
  • allows everyone to have a voice and to be listened to; and
  • represents the wider population.
Please tell us

Do you think the Public Service is sufficiently representative of our population?
What improvements could we make?
How can we better fulfil our public-sector duty to promote human rights and equality and prevent discrimination both for our customers and our staff?

17. Promote equality, diversity and inclusion
Encourage & support minority groups to become public servants. Provide regular training for civil servants.  See 4 & 15 Implement a zero-tolerance policy for bigotry and racism in the public service and be seen to be implementing it.
Action 17 – Promote equality, diversity and inclusion
Provide Ombudsman and Regulatory Officers with adequate resources and legal teeth to enforce compliance with equality and inclusiveness.
Do you think the Public Service is sufficiently representative of our population? What improvements could we make? How can we better fulfil our public-sector duty to promote human rights and equality and prevent discrimination both for our customers and
Do you think the Public Service is sufficiently representative of our population?  No, we need all levels in work, disability, literacy, gender and ethnic. This could be greatly improved. What improvements could we make?  Promotion of real equality and an equal starting point for all...