NEC Equalities

NEC Sub-Committees

Disability Labour are represented on the Equalities sub committee by our secretary Louise Reecejones. 

You can feed in to this process by contacting Louise by email at disabilitylabour@gmail.com

Equalities Committee

The Equalities Committee roles and responsibilities include:

  • Women’s recruitment, retention and participation in the Party in elected office and the development of women’s forums at local level
  • Black, Asian and ethnic minority recruitment, retention and participation in the Party
  • Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender representation and participation within the Party
  • Disability access and increased representation and participation of members with disabilities
  • Considering effective Party responses to Employment Framework Directive based on Article 13 (Treaty on European Union) and the European Union Action Programme to Combat Discrimination
  • Responsibility for driving the Party’s equality agenda and the development of an inclusive organisation at all levels
  • Link with Organisation Committee and Young Labour Co-ordinating Committee on issues of age discrimination
  • Biannual women’s forum
  • Biannual ethnic minorities forum

Chair: Keith Birch