Strategic Equality Plan

The purpose of a Strategic Equality Plan is to reduce inequality between people with equality characteristics and the rest of society.  These characteristics are:

  • Age
  • Gender reassignment
  • Sex
  • Race - includes ethnic or national origin, colour or nationality
  • Disability
  • Pregnancy and maternity
  • Sexual Orientation
  • Religion or belief - including lack of belief
  • Marriage and civil partnership


Gwynedd Council's Strategic Equality Plan 2020-24 contains 5 Objectives:           

  • Strengthen and deepen the capacity and commitment of Gwynedd Council staff and Elected Members in the field of Equalities, by ensuring they receive the right training
  • Improve the information we have from and about people with protected characteristics
  • Build on the work already carried out to embed Equality Impact Assessments as a tool for better decision making
  • Act to reduce the gender pay gap and identify any pay gap based on any other characteristic
  • Take action to attract a range applicants for posts in order to increase the diversity of our workforce

 Strategic Equality Plan 2024-28

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