EQUITY POLICY STATEMENT
This club is committed to ensuring that equity is incorporated across all
aspects of its development. In doing so it acknowledges and adopts the following
Sport England definition of sports equity:
Sports equity is about fairness in sport, equality of access, recognising
inequalities and taking steps to address them. It is about changing the culture
and structure of sport to ensure it becomes equally accessible to everyone in
The club respects the rights, dignity and worth of every person and will treat
everyone equally within the context of their sport, regardless of age, ability,
gender, race, ethnicity, religious belief, sexuality or social/economic status.
The club is committed to everyone having the right to enjoy their sport in an
environment free from threat of intimidation, harassment and abuse.
All club members have a responsibility to oppose discriminatory behaviour and
promote equality of opportunity.
The club will deal with any incidence of discriminatory behaviour seriously,
according to club disciplinary procedures.