Traffic, Environment & Community Safety Scrutiny Panel - Tuesday, 25th July, 2023 5.00 pm

Venue: The Executive Meeting Room - Third Floor, The Guildhall, Portsmouth. View directions

Contact: Jane Di Dino 023 9283 4060  Email:

No. Item


Apologies for Absence.


Declarations of Members' Interests


Minutes of the Previous Meeting. pdf icon PDF 80 KB

The minutes of the meeting held on 13 July will follow.

Additional documents:


Scrutiny review into reducing the use of pesticides on council land. pdf icon PDF 171 KB


1.     A representative from Colas, if possible.

2.     Councillor Kimberley Barrett, Cabinet Member for Climate Change & Greening the City.

3.     Councillor Steve Pitt, Leader and Cabinet Member for Culture, Leisure & Economic Development.

4.     Councillor Gerald Vernon-Jackson, Cabinet Member for Transport.

5.     Adrian Rozier, Parks Development Manager.

6.     Richard Stocks, Highways PFI Deputy Contract Manager (Technical).




The panel will discuss the following papers which will follow:


1.     Land Management techniques used by other local authorities.

2.     Notes from the site visit that took place on 14 July to view the effect of the reduction of the use of pesticides and herbicides on the appearance and management of the Buckland estate.

3.     The responses to the questionnaires sent to local organisations seeking their views on pesticide use.



Additional documents:


Future Items for the Panel's Workprogramme.

The panel will discuss next possible topics for review this year.