Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council - Consultation for our Strategic Equality Plan 2024-2028

We are consulting on our Strategic Equality Plan for 2024-2028 and we need your input and views to shape and inform our new objectives.

Building upon our Strategic Equality Plan 2020-2024, we aim to improve equal opportunities within our community and in service delivery, employment, commissioning, leadership and working in partnership.

The themes and objectives from the 2020-2024 plan are still important, and we are asking whether anything else needs to be included.

Our current themes and objectives

  • Theme, Inclusive Engagement and Participation.

Objective, engage with our Citizens to participate and have their voices heard to understand and respond to the needs of our communities.

  • Theme, Community Cohesion.

Objective, promote and facilitate inclusive, safe and cohesive communities.

  • Theme, Inclusive and Diverse Workforce.

Objective, create an inclusive and diverse workforce, which reflects the communities in Merthyr Tydfil.

  • Theme, Gender/Equal Pay.

Objective, ensure equity of pay across Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council.

  • Theme, Accessible Services.

Objective, understand and remove the barriers people face when accessing our services.

What are we asking you to consider?

We are asking you to consider the following when answering the questions:

  • What challenges are people facing within the County Borough of Merthyr Tydfil?
  • Do the themes and objectives adequately address these challenges?
  • Should these themes and objectives continue into the 2024-2028 plan?
  • Is there anything missing that we need to consider?
  • What more could we do to improve?
  • How can we better provide our services to meet the needs of our communities?
  • What do you think needs to be included within our 2024-2028 Strategic Equality Plan?

This is not exhaustive, as we want to capture all of your views.

For more information and the easy read versions, the link to our website is below.


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