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Apply to join the Race Equality Panel for Greater Manchester

Race Equality Panel for Greater Manchester

The Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham and the leaders of the Greater Manchester Combined Authority are establishing a Race Equality Panel for Greater Manchester, and they are now opening applications to join the panel.


Background to the panel

The Greater Manchester Race Equality Panel aims to address the systemic inequalities, racism and discrimination which disadvantage the people of Greater Manchester because of their culture, ethnicity or race.

The purpose of the panel is to:

  • advise and challenge Greater Manchester public sector bodies on their work to tackle systemic inequalities, racism and prevent discrimination
  • increase the visibility of issues relating to race, and be involved in co-designing and implementing the solutions


Who we’re looking for

The panel will be made up of individuals representing Greater Manchester’s communities and 10 districts. Intersectionality of race and other characteristics will also be considered.


What panel members will be expected to do

  • Commit a minimum of 12 half days to the work of the panel annually, including attending monthly meetings
  • Take part in subgroups that relate to issues pertinent to your community
  • Take forward any actions that have been agreed, and report back progress to the panel in the timescales agreed


How to apply

Please visit to apply online.

If you would prefer to complete a Word version of the application form, please email

All applications must be received by Sunday 18 October 2020. 


Support completing your application

If you require support to fill out the application form, or you want to learn more about the Race Equality Panel before you make a decision to apply, please email Adrian Bates or Claire Slade at

Who to contact


When is it on?

Days & Times
Applications must be received by Sunday 18 October 2020
Last updated date:
28 September 2020

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