Cabinet Member - The Leader (Culture, Leisure and Economic Development Portfolio) - Friday, 16th February, 2024 10.00 am

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

Contact: Lisa Gallacher, Local Democracy Officer - Tel: 023 9283 4056  Email:


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Apologies for absence


Declarations of members' interests


D Day 80 Portsmouth Events & Museum Service Activities pdf icon PDF 152 KB

Purpose of report


     To inform the Cabinet Member for Culture, Leisure and Economic Development of the programme of activity for D-Day 80 Portsmouth.





That the Cabinet Member agrees the outline programme of events and activity for the D-Day 80 Portsmouth events and activities and authorise officers to continue to work with external partners such as the MOD to deliver, support and publicise the commemorative events and activities.


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Economic Development and Skills service update 2023 pdf icon PDF 199 KB

Purpose of report

To reflect on the impact of the wider service on the communities in Portsmouth during the last full year


It is noted that this is the first full year of delivery by the combined service, which was established in May 2022, merging the traditional economic development work with the wider skills services to provide a joined-up approach and make significant staffing savings within the limited budget.



Large Scale Events - Economic Impact on Portsmouth pdf icon PDF 122 KB

Purpose of report


To share information and key headlines from two recently completed independent reports on the positive economic impact of large-scale events on Portsmouth.



Volunteer Futures pdf icon PDF 122 KB



To provide an update to the Portfolio Holder on the Volunteer Futures project for Portsmouth City Council commissioned by DCMS and funded by Arts Council England (ACE).

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