Equalities and Diversity Questions
The Council’s ambition is to make Croydon a stronger, fairer place where no community is held back. We would like to find out more about who is taking part in the Shaping Thornton Heath project. By providing this information you will help us to make sure we are reaching as many different people as possible.
It is your choice whether you provide this information. We know that these questions can be personal and private. We will treat the information you provide in a sensitive and confidential way as required under the Data Protection Act. This information will be anonymised and kept separate from any personal information you provide elsewhere, such as your name or contact details, so that it cannot be linked with any individual. The information will be used to monitor our success in getting responses from a wide variety of people, and to help us ensure proposals do not have adverse impacts on certain groups of people.
The Equality Act 2010 defines someone as a disabled person if they have a physical or mental impairment which has a long term and substantial adverse effect on their ability to carry out normal day to day activities.
A disability may include progressive conditions such as HIV and cancer, mobility, sight or hearing impairments or mental health issues such as depression.
In considering whether you have a disability you should not take into account the effect of any medication or treatments used or adaptations made which reduce the effects of an impairment (other than glasses or contact lenses used to correct visual impairment):