Economic Development, Culture and Leisure Scrutiny Panel - Friday, 16th November, 2018 4.30 pm

Venue: Conference Room A - Civic Offices. View directions

Contact: Joanne Wildsmith CCDS Tel: 9283 4057  Email:

No. Item


Apologies for absence


Declarations of Members' Interests


Minutes of Previous Meeting - 10 October 2018 pdf icon PDF 74 KB

RECOMMENDED that the minutes of the previous EDCL Scrutiny Panel meeting held on 10 October 2018 be approved as a correct record, to be signed by the Chair.


Review of Portsmouth International Port


Witnesses from Portsmouth City Council's Children & Families Services will be Adam Shepherd, Head of Assessment & Intervention, Debbie Dunne, Team Leader, Through Care Team and Karolyn Lake, Service Leader, Through Care Team.


They will give a presentation on unaccompanied minors (UAM) coming through the port and their profile in Portsmouth. This will include:


·         Clarity regarding what an unaccompanied minor is

·         multi-agency working and the response the minors receive

·         pressures on services and challenges

·         examples of positive outcomes


Date of next meeting

To discuss  potential dates and the next witnesses to invite.