Cabinet Member for Safety in the Community - Wednesday, 20th March, 2024 2.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber - The Guildhall, Portsmouth. View directions

Contact: Jane Di Dino, Local Democracy Officer - Tel: 023 9283 4060  Email:


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Apologies for absence.


Declarations of Interests.


Food Safety Operating Plan 2023 / 2024 pdf icon PDF 114 KB


To provide clarity in respect to Portsmouth City Council's (the Council) food

safety operations for 2023 / 2024 by providing a formal plan which provides:

·       A profile of food businesses in Portsmouth

·       The organisational structure and business priorities of the council and Regulatory Services relating to food safety.

·       The scope of the Food Safety Service and the resources available to meet the demands made on it.

·       The delivery of the service in relation to the food business inspection programme.

·       A review of performance in 2022 / 2023 and a summary of key activities identified for 2023 / 2024.


It is acknowledged that the narrative contained within this report is similar to the narratives contained within the 2022 / 2023 Food Operating Plan published in October 2022.


RECOMMENDED that the Cabinet Member for Safety in the Community

1.     Approves the 2023 / 2024 Food Operating Plan (the Plan) attached as

Appendix 1.

2.     Recognises the level of resources available to Regulatory Services and its food safety function as set out within Section 5 of the Plan.

3.     Acknowledges the demands placed upon Regulatory Services as identified in Section 3, 4, and 6, together with the service risks identified in Sections 7 and 8 of the Plan.

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Restorative Plan for the Hotwalls and Camber Dock pdf icon PDF 190 KB

This report will follow.

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