Equality Framework for LocalGovernment

The Equality Framework for Local Government (EFLG) builds on and develops the work councils have done on the Equality Standard for Local Government (ESLG). It contains many new features, is simpler to use and more relevant to the way local authorities work today.

Achieving excellence event

Tower Hamlets was the second council to be nationally recognised as achieving the ‘Excellent’ rating for the Equality Framework for Local Government (EFLG).

The five areas of performance are:

  • Knowing your community
  • Place shaping, leadership, partnership, and organisational commitment
  • Community engagement and satisfaction
  • Responsive services and customer care, and
  • Modern and diverse workforce

The framework is still designed to allow authorities to benchmark their performance, but instead of the five levels in the old Standard there will now be three levels of performance. At each level authorities will be able to self-assess against the five performance areas set out above.

The framework is still designed to allow authorities to benchmark their performance, but instead of the five levels in the old Standard there will now be three levels of performance. At each level authorities will be able to self-assess against the five performance areas set out above. The three levels of performance are:

  • Level 1 – Developing
  • Level 2 – Achieving
  • Level 3 – Excellent

For further information on the EFLG, please visit the Local Government Association website for the EFLG guide.