KCC Junior Section has reviewed and adopted the Inclusion and Diversity Policy set out by the ECB.
The junior section in all its activities is fully committed to the principles of equality of opportunity in cricket, and to ensuring that its employees, members and all other individuals working or volunteering for the junior section and participating in or watching junior section activities are treated fairly and are able to conduct their activities free from discrimination, harassment or intimidation.
The junior section is committed to the investigation of any claims when brought to its attention, of discrimination, harassment, bullying, abuse or victimisation of an individual, and reserves the right to impose such sanction as it considers appropriate and proportionate, where such is found to be the case.
may decide at its sole discretion to uphold or dismiss the complaint without holding a hearing;
may at its sole discretion hold a hearing at which both parties will be entitled to attend and present their case;
will have the power to impose any one or more of the following sanctions on any person found to be in breach of any policy: (a) warn as to future conduct; (b) suspend from membership; (c) remove from membership; (d) exclude a non-member from the facility, either temporarily or permanently; and (e) turn down a non-member’s current and/or future membership application; and
will provide both parties with written reasons for its decision.
This policy will be fully reviewed in March 2019 by the junior section in consultation with the England and Wales Cricket Board Limited. Other amendments may be made before the full review as required.