Equality for all in Cumbria

Equality for Cumbria is based on the following definitions:

Equality is about everyone having the same chances in life and getting the same access to the services they need.

Diversity is about understanding and respecting people's different needs and aspirations. 

We cannot achieve equality without addressing diversity.


  • Provide equality of opportunity through access to services for all and delivering services which meet the needs of our customers
  • Fostering good relations by understanding the communities we serve and deliver meaningful engagement
  • Eliminate discrimination through the systematic review of our operational and workplace policies and procedures.