Information and resources

Zero tolerance to hate crime

Devon County Council has signed the Zero Tolerance to Hate Crime Pledge.

Equality policy

Everyone who works for Devon County Council (as an employee, contractor, or volunteer) is expected to adhere to the Equality Policy.

Equality Policy – Equality and Diversity (

Other resources

Facilitating Team Conversations about the Race Equality Audit (internal access only)

Anti-Racism Commitment

Discrimination Incident Reporting

Acceptable Behaviour (staff)

Unacceptable Customer Behaviour

Equality Information

Impact Assessment

Diversity Guide

Engaging Devon

Learning and development

Core Principles and Behaviours

DeL – DCC Learning and Development EDI Programme

‘In-person’ training and mentoring will be developed as part of the improvement plan.

Groups and networks

 Staff Networks are listed at Equality and diversity – tasks and guides (

DCC’s Equality Reference Group have race and faith representatives:

Equality Reference Group – Equality and Diversity (

Useful external resources

Assessment tools

Equality Framework for Local Government

NHS Workforce Race Equality Standard (WRES)

Key research

BBC Ideas: The Myth of Race

Recommended by Wayne Reid:

Roger Kline – No More Tick Boxes

CIPD – Developing an Anti-Racism Strategy

McGregor-Smith Report – Race in the Workplace

Stuart Hall Foundation Race Report

Unison – Challenging Racism in the Workplace

ACAS – steps for preventing race discrimination

CRED – Centre for race, education and decoloniality

Wellcome – anti-racism principles, guidance and toolkit


Equality Republic

Race Equality Matters

DDE (Devon Development Education) Global Centre

North Devon Sunrise

Plymouth and Devon Racial Equality Council

Exeter Respect Festival

Plymouth Respect Festival

Black History Month

North Devon Diversity Festival (see information from North Devon Sunrise)

The Inclusion Agency – Where are you really from?

Statutory services

Hate Crime – Devon and Cornwall Police

Equality and Human Rights Commission