Agenda/Speakers:

1 .  APPOINTMENT OF THE CHAIR OF THE SUB-COMMITTEE

2 . APPOINTMENT OF THE VICE-CHAIR OF THE SUB-COMMITTEE

3 . APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

4 . NOTICE OF OTHER BUSINESS

  • Items of other business notified under Council Procedure Rule 30 to be announced, together with the special circumstances that justify their consideration as a matter of urgency. The Chairman to rule on the admission of such items.

5 . DECLARATION OF INTERESTS 

  • To receive any declarations of interest.

6 . TERMS OF REFERENCE

  • To receive and note the sub-committee terms of reference following agreement at the Policy and Resources Committee immediately before this meeting and to be advised of any changes made.

  •  https://www.threerivers.gov.uk/download?id=47704

7 . ANTI-SEMITISM DEFINITION

  • This report provides background information on the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) definition of antisemitism and proposes that the Equalities Sub Committee considers this and makes appropriate recommendations to the Policy and Resources Committee to recommend to Council to adopt the definition.

  •  https://www.threerivers.gov.uk/download?id=47705

8 .  ISLAMOPHOBIA DEFINITION

  • This report provides background information on the All Party Parliamentary Group on British Muslims (APPG) definition of Islamophobia, other optional definitions and proposes that the Equalities Sub Committee considers this and makes appropriate recommendations to the Policy and Resources Committee

  •  https://www.threerivers.gov.uk/download?id=47700

9 . TIMELINE FOR THE EQUALITIES SUB-COMMITTEE WORKPLAN

10 . OTHER BUSINESS

  •  If approved under item 3 above.

11 .  EXCLUSION OF PRESS AND PUBLIC

  • If the sub-committee wishes to consider the remaining item in private, it will be appropriate for a resolution to be passed in the following terms:-“that under Section 100A of the Local Government Act 1972 the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following item of business on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined under paragraphs 1-7 of Part I of Schedule 12A to the Act. It has been decided by the Council that in all the circumstances, the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.”