The Electoral Commission

The independent body which oversees elections and regulates political finance in the UK

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Equality and diversity

Our equal opportunities policy statement

This statement provides a summary of how we promote equality of opportunity for all our stakeholders.

Equality scheme 2014

This is our statutory equality scheme for Great Britain and Northern Ireland. It sets out how we aim to promote equality and diversity as an employer, through our work on effective regulation of party and election finance and setting standards for well-run elections and electoral registration.

The scheme identifies our equality and diversity priorities and contains an action plan setting out our on-going activities and other work we will undertake to meet our priorities.

Welsh language Standards

The Commission received the compliance notice from the Welsh Language Commissioner on 25 July 2016, it includes all the standards we are required to comply with.

Read more about our Welsh Language Standards

Equality and diversity