Bournemouth Christchurch and Poole Council
(BCP) Announces Bernadette MacDonald-Raggett as Vice Chairman for their Equality Action Commission
A new Equality Action Commission has been established by Bournemouth Christchurch and Poole Council called the Strategic Equality Leadership Group (SELG), with its inaugural meeting held on Friday 25 September 2020.
The group aims to help improve the way the
council works with and supports Black, Asian
and Minority Ethnic (BAME) individuals in the
The group was formed in response to the need for accountability and will address the following
- increasing BAME representation in senior management grades
- enhancing the range of images used in internal and external communications so that they are more representative of the communities served across the towns of Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole and reflective of the people employed across BCP Council
- increasing trust and confidence from BAME residents/service users
- improving recognition of BAME people amongst recognised community leaders.
Bernadette as the Deputy Chair said “it was an honour to be selected for this new Group and it
certainly has come at the right time”. She also outlined that the groups work is essential to help ensure equality for all.