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The Electoral Commission is the independent body which oversees elections and regulates political finance in the UK. We work to promote public confidence in the democratic process and ensure its integrity by:
The Electoral Commission was set up in 2000 and reports directly to the UK and Scottish Parliaments.
This is our statutory equality scheme for Great Britain and Northern Ireland. It sets out how we aim to promote equality and diversity as an employer, through our work on effective regulation of party and election finance and setting standards for well-run elections and electoral registration.
The scheme identifies our equality and diversity priorities and contains an action plan setting out our on-going activities and other work we will undertake to meet our priorities.
This statement provides a summary of how we promote equality of opportunity for all our stakeholders.
We are committed to the provision of a bilingual service in Wales.
Every member of staff is responsible for providing a bilingual service.
If you would like to learn more about our commitment to the Welsh Language and our Welsh Language Standards, contact us.
We actively promotes equality of opportunity for all with the right mix of talent, skills and potential and welcome applications from a wide range of candidates, including those with criminal records.
Read our Employing Ex-Offenders Policy for more information.