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Dear Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency,
This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA). Please provide any information that you hold answering to any of the following descriptions:

1. Any application you made in 2019 or 2020 to be a “Stonewall Diversity Champion” or to be included on Stonewall’s “Workplace Equality Index,” including any attachments or appendices to those applications. Please redact personal details if necessary.

2. Any feedback you received in 2019 or 2020 from Stonewall in relation to either application or programme.

3. Any other communication you have received from Stonewall in 2019 or 2020 unless privileged or otherwise exempt from disclosure (but if you claim privilege or exemption in relation to any material, please say in broad terms what the material is and the basis on which you claim to be entitled to withhold it).

4. Full details of any equality impact assessment you carried out connected with any of these applications (including any equality impact assessment carried out prior to an earlier application of the same kind, if no further assessment was done).

5. Details of the total amount of money you paid to Stonewall (i) in 2019; (ii) in 2020, whether or not as payment for goods or services.

6. Whether you intend to continue your membership of any Stonewall scheme in the future, and if so which.

Yours faithfully,

Stewart Gibb

foi@dvsa.gov.uk, Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency

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  Corporate Liaison Team              

The Axis Building   www.gov.uk/dvsa

112 Upper Parliament Street

NOTTINGHAM

NG1 6LP

 

 

 

Stewart Gibb

by email: [FOI #724365 email]

 

our ref: IA/00138/21

 

4 March 2021

                                                                       

 

Dear Mr Gibb

 

Information requested under the Freedom of Information Act (FoIA).

 

Further to your email of 4 February, I can confirm that we have handled
your request for information within the terms of the FoIA.

 

Your request and our response is as follows:

 

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA). Please
provide any information that you hold answering to any of the following
descriptions:

1. Any application you made in 2019 or 2020 to be a “Stonewall Diversity
Champion” or to be included on Stonewall’s “Workplace Equality Index,”
including any attachments or appendices to those applications. Please
redact personal details if necessary.

Our response: Please find attached at annexes' A and B, which are our
submission documents for our application. It should be noted that the
submission is an online form on Stonewall’s website, which we no longer
have access too.

2. Any feedback you received in 2019 or 2020 from Stonewall in relation to
either application or programme.

Our response: Please find attached annex C.

3. Any other communication you have received from Stonewall in 2019 or
2020 unless privileged or otherwise exempt from disclosure (but if you
claim privilege or exemption in relation to any material, please say in
broad terms what the material is and the basis on which you claim to be
entitled to withhold it).

Our response: Please find attached annex D.

4. Full details of any equality impact assessment you carried out
connected with any of these applications (including any equality impact
assessment carried out prior to an earlier application of the same kind,
if no further assessment was done).

Our response: Not applicable.

5. Details of the total amount of money you paid to Stonewall (i) in 2019;
(ii) in 2020, whether or not as payment for goods or services.

Our response: None.

6. Whether you intend to continue your membership of any Stonewall scheme
in the future, and if so which.

 

Our response: Our membership is through The Department for Transport
central (DfTc) therefore our involvement will be automatically extended
via DfT.

 

Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency is committed to ensuring equal
opportunities for all our customers and employees.

Our work to promote diversity and inclusion amongst our workforce is
directed by the approach and policies set out by the Department for
Transport as our sponsor government department, and by the overall Civil
Service Inclusion Strategy.

If you are unhappy with the way we have handled your request, you can ask
for an internal review to be conducted by our Information Management and
Security Team by emailing: [1][email address]

 

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

Corporate Reputation Team

Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency

The Axis Building, 112 Upper Parliament Street, Nottingham, NG1 6LP

 

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