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Dennett House, 11 Middle Street
Taunton, Somerset, TA1 1SH

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Tel: 01823 270101                    
Email: info@swcouncils.gov.uk

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Training and Events

Many of our courses can be adapted for in-house delivery and can be specifically tailored to meet individual needs.

Sometimes due to reasons beyond our control a course has to be cancelled or postponed.  We will advise nominating officers and applicants immediately of such a decision.  Please note in exceptional circumstances we may have to make changes at short notice to the content (to reflect changes in legislation, current thinking or topical issues), timing, speakers and/or venue.

South West Councils, Dennett House, 11 Middle Street, Taunton, Somerset TA1 1SH, Learning and Transformation Administration Team: 01823 270101


Equalities for Councillors




This course is for delivery on an in-house basis - see content described below.


An introduction to equalities legislation and responsibilities for councils


An introduction to the legislation and responsibilities for councils

  • Equality Framework for Local Government – requirements and opportunities
  • Stocktake of equalities in the local authority
  • Focus on services
  • Focus on diversity including councillor recruitment
  • Action planning
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