Issue details

Race Equality in Harrow Council Report

To approve the council’s strategic approach on race equality in Harrow and the Race Equality Action Plan.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Effects 2 or more wards;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards/Areas affected: (All Wards/Areas);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 22/09/2021

Category: Framework;

Urgent: No;

Decision due: 21 October 2021 by Cabinet

Lead Member: Councillor Krishna Suresh

Lead member: Equalities and Public Health Portfolio Holder

Lead director: Sean Harriss

Department: Resources and Commercial Directorate

Contact: Chief Executive Shumailla Dar,

Consultation process

Consultation and engagement has taken place with staff, staff networks, and trade unions through an Independent Race Review conducted by Dr Patrick Vernon and an externally commissioned Race Survey by FW Business from September 2020 – January 2021. Additionally, a number of Focus Groups inviting the views of staff on developing the Race Equality in Harrow Council Report and Race Equality Action Plan took place during May – June 2021.


Agenda items


  • Agenda report and any related documents.