Chance to tell the council your views

46.5 per cent of care homes in Portsmouth are rated inadequate or requires improvement.

Figures show half of Portsmouth care homes have two lowest CQC ratings

Have your say

Portsmouth people are being asked to tell the council what they really think.

They can make their voices heard by joining the Citizens’ Panel, a group that tells Portsmouth City Council what residents feel about a whole range of subjects. New members are being recruited.

Activities include filling in around four questionnaires a year, taking part in quick straw polls and even joining group discussions.

Panel members can choose how much to be involved and can stop at any time.

To apply, residents should search ‘citizens’ at