FOI 27742



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FOI 27742

Thank you for your request for information about the following:

‘Please can you

  1. Confirm whether your organisation applied to be part of the Stonewall Workplace Equality Index in A) 2018 (for 2019), B) 2019 (for 2020) or C) 2021 (for 2022) (NB the index was suspended in 2020/21 because of Covid)

  2. Give details of the total amount of money you paid to Stonewall in 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021 whether or not as payment for goods or services.

  3. State whether you intend to continue your membership of any Stonewall scheme in the future, and if so which.

If the answer to any part of 1 is yes please supply:

  1. Any application you made in 2018/19 or 2019/20 or 2021/22 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 2018/19 or 2019/20 or 2021/22 from Stonewall in relation to either application or programme. This must include the priorities or objectives written by your organisation’s representative at the end of the feedback form (under the heading ‘Priorities for the year ahead’ in 2019; ‘Your priorities’ in 2020).

Your request was received on 29 July 2022, and I am dealing with it under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.


A copy of the information is attached. Please read the below notes to ensure correct understanding of the data.

Question 1

Yes to all years, except the year the index was suspended.

Question 2

Please see the attached spread sheet.

Question 3

Yes the Diversity Champions Scheme.

Question 4 and 5

I am writing to advise you that the information you requested is not held by the NHS Business Services Authority. The information is held on a Stonewall owned system, not on NHSBSA IT systems. We would need to access this external system in order to answer this question, therefore this information is not held for the purposes of FOI.

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Last Updated November 22, 2022, 12:22 (UTC)
Created November 22, 2022, 12:11 (UTC)