Cabinet Member for Culture, Leisure and Economic Development - Friday, 18th November, 2022 10.00 am

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

Contact: Anna Martyn Tel 023 9283 4870  Email:

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No. Item


Apologies for absence


Declarations of interest


Seafront Fees and Charges 2023/2024 pdf icon PDF 116 KB


To seek approval for annual changes to the fees and charges levied for the use of Seafront and Events facilities for the financial year 2023-2024.


RECOMMENDED that the Cabinet Member approve the fees and charges in accordance with the attached schedule (Appendix A).


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Gadgeteers: Annual Summer Reading Challenge 2022 pdf icon PDF 109 KB


To inform the Cabinet Member on the Library and Archive Service's delivery of the Summer Reading Challenge in 2022, including the number of children participating in libraries and online; the Winners' Celebration Event at Southsea Castle and the second year of our involvement in a national pilot scheme to increase participation amongst disadvantaged pupils.



Historic Environment Record Audit Report pdf icon PDF 129 KB


To review the outcomes of the Historic Environment Record (HER) Audit Report (Appendix 1).


RECOMMENDED that the Cabinet Member

1.    Notes the outcomes of the HER Audit Report.

2.    Approves that the HER Officer creates and implements a Forward Plan based on the five- year action plan contained within the Audit Report.

3.    Approves that HER Officer drafts an Access and Charging Policy, Recording Policy and Information Services Policy to be taken to a future Cabinet Member meeting.


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Silver City Exhibition Progress Report pdf icon PDF 93 KB


To update the Cabinet Member on progress since the Silver City exhibition opened on 27 May 2022.



The Detectives - Conan Doyle Collection pdf icon PDF 120 KB


To update the Cabinet Member on the details of the Arts Council funded project The Detectives and outcomes achieved so far.



Monitoring of the Second Quarter 2022/2023 Revenue Cash Limits pdf icon PDF 92 KB


To inform the Cabinet Member and opposition spokespersons of the forecast revenue expenditure for the year compared with the cash limited budget as at the end of the second quarter 2022/2023.

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