Forestry Commission logo

Our legal obligations

The Forestry Commission is a public body with responsibilities under the Equality Act 2010.

 Getting close to nature at Rosliston Forestry Centre 





The Act requires public bodies to have due regard to the need to:

  • eliminate unlawful discrimination, harassment and victimisation and other conduct prohibited by the Equality Act 2010;

  • advance equality of opportunity between people from different groups; and

  • foster good relations between people from different groups.

Our annual Monitoring Reports and our Equality Objectives show how we  fulfil, and intend to fulfil, our legal obligations.

Equality Monitoring report 2014 – 2015 (Word 928KB)

Equality Monitoring Report 2014 - 2015 (PDF 2MB)

Previous reports

Equality Analysis (EqA) is an important tool to ensure that our policies and practices meet the three aims of the General Duty. We complete EqA on a wide range of our business functions.

Current EqAs

More information: 

T: 0300 067 5046


Last updated: 27th January 2016