Equality Impact Assessment - Council Flag Policy

The Council is committed to ensuring it meets its equality and good relations duties and responsibilities, as identified in Section 75 of The Northern Ireland Act 1998.

As part of this commitment, an Equality Impact Assessment (EQIA) has been undertaken on the Proposed Revisions to the Council’s Policy on the Flying of the Union Flag. As part of the consultation process for the EQIA, the Council is holding a further engagement session for those that could not attend previous meetings.

This will be an online meeting using ZOOM. This session will focus on views about the Flying of the Union Flag at the Council’s Church Street Office, Newtownards and designated War Memorials in the Borough.

Topic: EQIA 2022
Date/Time: 1st November 2022 at 19:00 (7pm)
Join Zoom Meeting via this link  
Please use Meeting ID: 884 7898 6757 and Passcode: 820377

*Please note, meeting link, meeting ID and Passcode were updated on Tuesday 1 November at 1.20pm. The previously supplied meeting details will not allow access to the EQIA meeting.

The EQIA Draft consultation report can be found here: Draft Equality Impact Assessment Consultation Report: Proposed Revisions to the Council's Policy on the Flying of the Union Flag

For further information please contact the Council on 0300 013 3333 or by email at enquiries@ardsandnorthdown.gov.uk

The final EQIA Decision Report will be made available here, following analysis of all responses and consideration of same by the Council.