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Dear Torfaen Council,

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

1. A copy of any Trans Inclusion Toolkit(s) and/or Transgender Learners Policy approved, used or distributed by your LEA.

2. A copy of the full Equality Impact Assessment undertaken before adopting, using or distributing the above.

3. If no documentation is held in relation to Q2 above, please indicate whether or not an Equality Impact Assessment was undertaken.

4. A copy of any information you hold regarding the process followed to check that the above policies and/or toolkit(s) are compliant with (and do not misrepresent) the Equality Act 2010, the Human Rights Act 1998, safeguarding legislation/Working Together, the Education Act 1996, the Education (School Premises) Regulations 1999 (regarding single-sex toilet provision) and other relevant legislation, including the outcome of such checks.

5. If no information is held in relation to Q4 above, please indicate whether or not such legal checks took place.

6. A copy of any information you hold regarding checks made to ensure that the content of the documents referred to in Q1 above reflected clinical best practice and current healthcare guidelines.

7. Details of any third sector organisations or external consultants involved in the process of preparing the documents referred to in Q1 above and the nature of their involvement.

Reasonable efforts have been made to find this information on the Local Authority website. Electronic copies or links to the relevant document would be acceptable.

Yours faithfully,

Harriet Jones

TCBC - FOI, Torfaen County Borough Council

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TCBC - FOI, Torfaen County Borough Council

Dear Ms Jones,

 

21/207: FREEDOM OF INFORMATION REQUEST

 

Thank you for your email dated 23/06/2021 requesting information under the
Freedom of Information Act 2000.  I am now in a position to respond to
your questions as follows:

 

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

 

1. A copy of any Trans Inclusion Toolkit(s) and/or Transgender Learners
Policy approved, used or distributed by your LEA.

 

2. A copy of the full Equality Impact Assessment undertaken before
adopting, using or distributing the above.

 

3. If no documentation is held in relation to Q2 above, please indicate
whether or not an Equality Impact Assessment was undertaken.

 

4. A copy of any information you hold regarding the process followed to
check that the above policies and/or toolkit(s) are compliant with (and do
not misrepresent) the Equality Act 2010, the Human Rights Act 1998,
safeguarding legislation/Working Together, the Education Act 1996, the
Education (School Premises) Regulations 1999 (regarding single-sex toilet
provision) and other relevant legislation, including the outcome of such
checks.

 

5. If no information is held in relation to Q4 above, please indicate
whether or not such legal checks took place.

 

6. A copy of any information you hold regarding checks made to ensure that
the content of the documents referred to in Q1 above reflected clinical
best practice and current healthcare guidelines.

 

7. Details of any third sector organisations or external consultants
involved in the process of preparing the documents referred to in Q1 above
and the nature of their involvement.

 

The Authority has not issued a Trans Inclusion Toolkit or Transgender
Learners Policy. We therefore do not hold information in relation to your
request.

 

Information supplied in response to any Freedom of Information Act request
may be subject to copyright. A single copy of information supplied under
the Freedom of Information Act may only be used for personal,
non-commercial research or study, unless stated otherwise. It must not be
passed to others, copied or re-published in whole or in part without
permission from the copyright holder. Any copyright statement that forms
part of or in any way refers to the information provided must not be
altered or removed.  

 

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Commissioner’s Office (Wales), 2^nd Floor, Churchill House, Churchill Way,
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Yours sincerely

 

 

Chris Corten

ASSISTANT COMPLAINTS/FOI MANAGER / RHEOLWR CYNORTHWYOL CWYNION/RHYDDID
GWYBODAETH

Resources Directorate/Cyfarwyddiaeth Adnoddau

Torfaen County Borough Council / Cyngor Bwrdeistref Sirol Torfaen

Phone/Ffôn: 01495 742170

Email/Ebost: [2][email address]

 

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