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Strategies & Policies

This list sets out the main strategies and policies covering the work of East Herts Council.

  • Equalities

    The Council is committed to ensuring that equality of treatment and opportunity are reflected in our policies, services and employment.

  • Disability Equality Strategy

    Local Authorities have a statutory duty to produce a Disability Equality Scheme, which can be part of a wider equalities scheme.

  • Human Rights Policy

    The Human Rights Act 1998 was a clear statement of rights that need to be taken into account in the delivery of public services.

  • Health & Wellbeing Strategy 2013-18

    East Herts Council is committed to the health and well being of its community and would like to empower, educate and enable its residents to take an active role in their health as well as create a supportive environment in which individuals and communities can achieve better health outcomes.

  • The Homeless and Homeless Prevention Strategy 2013 - 2018

    Under the Homelessness Act 2002 all local authorities are required to carry out a homeless review and to develop and publish a strategy based on the review every five years.

  • Sustainable Community Strategy 2009-2024

    Our Sustainable Community Strategy is the over-arching framework for all key services in the district covering the period 2009 to 2024.

  • Pay Policy Statement

    A pay policy statement is required to be produced annually under section 38 of the Localism Act. Regard is to be had to any guidance from the Secretary of State in producing this statement.

  • Fraud & Whistleblowing

    East Herts Council is working with five other Hertfordshire councils to investigate, detect and prevent fraud across council services.

  • Vision & Corporate Priorities

    Our Corporate Strategic Plan sets out our vision and corporate priorities. Our vision is to preserve the unique character of East Herts and ensure it remains one of the best places to live and work.