The Government has published its Equality
Strategy. The Strategy sets out our vision for a strong, modern and
fair Britain. It is built on two principles of equality – equal
treatment and equal opportunity. This means building a
society where no one is held back because of who they are, or where
they come from.
Our Strategy sets out a new approach, not
built on bureaucracy but aimed at changing culture and attitudes,
tackling the causes of inequality and building a stronger, fairer
and more cohesive society where equality is for everyone and is
everyone’s responsibility. Government cannot and will not do
this by dictating from the centre. Instead, our
Strategy sets out how we will work with business, local communities
and citizens to promote good practice, transparency and
The Strategy sets out a new approach to
delivering equality, moving away from the identity politics of the
past and to an approach that recognises people’s
individuality. It sets out a new role for Government,
promoting equality through transparency and behaviour change and
working with businesses, the voluntary sector and wider civil
society to create equal opportunities for everyone.
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