The deliberations of the Community Advisory Panel have concluded. Here is the report of the group that will be presented to Councillors at a Council Briefing and will inform the review of the Open Space Strategy.

The Remit

How could Council achieve biodiversity in our public open spaces?

Panel Members

An external facilitator with expertise in deliberative panels has been engaged to assist staff run the Panel workshops. Demographic factors were identified to select a Panel that is reflective of the community. These factors are gender, age groups, Council Wards, neighbourhoods, and diversity identified through usual language spoken at home and country of birth.