Assessing the Extent of Prejudice, Bigotry or Racism that Councillors Experience As Elected Representatives
This consultation, which is being conducted independently by Tell MAMA on behalf of the Enfield Labour Group, is meant to capture the thoughts, experiences, and opinions of councillors in Enfield – particularly those from Black and Minority Ethnic backgrounds.
We seek to assess the depth, level and extent of prejudice, bigotry or racism that serving councillors may have experienced from May 2018 to May 2020.
The information will be anonymised, and no reference made to identify your personal data. Details will be collated in a report that will be provided to key officers in the Labour Group, including the Labour Group of councillors in Enfield.
If there are things that you are not comfortable discussing, move onto the next question, or you could suggest that you do not want to respond to the question. It’s your space to respond, if you wish, to the areas that we will consult on.
Lastly, we are looking to assess the depth, level and extent of prejudice you may have experienced in your role as a councillor and impacts on your emotional, mental health and physical well-being and whether these issues obstructed you in your role as an elected member.
This consultation aims not to be restrictive but to provide you with an opportunity to put forward your experiences.
 We are regarding prejudice & bigotry as being “any non-criminal or criminal offence which is perceived by the victim or any other person, to be motivated by hostility or prejudice, based on a person’s race or perceived race; their disability or perceived disability; their religion or perceived religion; their sexual orientation or perceived sexual orientation or transgender identity or perceived transgender identity.”