The Fairness Commission has published its report and a copy is available to download below. Copies of the Commission's report are available in alternative formats on request.
We want Sheffield to become the fairest city in Britain. To do this many things will need to change – the culture of the city, those who work within it, those who make decisions for it, and most importantly everyone who lives here.
We have a bold vision of:a city that is eventually free from damaging disparities in living conditions and life chances, and free from stigmatising discrimination and prejudice, a place in which every citizen and community knows and feels that they will be treated fairly. We aspire to be the fairest city in the country.
We have produced the following guidelines to help decision makers and citizens make Sheffield fairer:
Our recommendations are deliberately aspirational and set out a clear vision for the city. They are also diverse in nature. Some focus on the short term, others take a longer term view, and some concern issues that are beyond the direct control of the city and will require action by others.
Some of the recommendations focus on things that individuals and communities in the city can do themselves, others will be best tackled by organisations working together across the public, private and voluntary sectors.
The publication of our report is not the end of the work, but the beginning. It is now up to organisations, communities and individuals to play their part in making Sheffield a fairer city.
Progress against these recommendations will be assessed and made public every year.
Please contact the Fairness Commission if you have any queries about its work.
The report of the Sheffield Fairness Commission