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Extended housing benefit payments

This page tells you about extended housing benefit payments. It tells you who might qualify for payments, and how to apply.

Employment and skills

The employment and skills team supports individuals and local business through a range of targeted programmes.

Employment learning and skills

We are committed to the development and learning of Portsmouth residents and people from the surrounding areas.

Equality and diversity

Explanation of the terms and the council's strategy and action plan

Environmental health

Report environmental health issues to the council, including noise, pests, food safety, fly-tipping and all other street issues in Portsmouth.

Eastney Beach draft SPD

Information on the current Eastney Beach draft Supplementary Planning Document (SPD)

Emergency planning

How the council plans for civil contingency in an emergency.


Planning for an emergency involving leaving your home

Emergency care and recovery

Our emergency care and recovery services are here to help you recover after a stay in hospital, and to avoid being readmitted.

Equipment to help at home

This page lists equipment that helps keep you independent, and gives you advice on how to get hold of equipment through us, and where you can find other items that may help.

Early help and prevention service

Information about what help is available and who to contact

Early help and prevention service for professionals

Information about making a referral and other resources

Emotional health and wellbeing

Details of the U Matter service which helps support emotional health and wellbeing

Exchanging a council property

Information and advice about exchanging your council property

Energy and water at home strategy

Energy saving in the home

For information on energy saving in the home and greener living.

Eastney beach flora and fauna

Find out about nationally rare species of plants on Eastney Beach.

Eastern Road water bridge works

Information on the essential maintenance project taking place in 2017.

Eastern corridor

We are continuing to improve the main route on the east of Portsmouth from Drayton down to the seafront.

Electric charge points

Details on electric vehicle charge points in Portsmouth

Electric charge points FAQs

This page answers the most common questions about new on-street charge points.

Early years and childcare

Quick links for parents and childcare professionals

Early education funding and processes

Guidance about providing early education funding and childcare entitlement for 2, 3 and 4-year-olds

Early years support services

The Early Years and Childcare Team provide information, advice, training and documentation to support the quality of leadership and practice in your setting.

Early education funding for 2-year-olds

Information about who is eligible for 2-year-old funding and how do you can apply

Early education funding for 3-and-4-year-olds

Information about 15 and 30 hours early education funding, including who is eligible and how you can apply

Education improvement

Information about education improvement in the city.

Educating your child at home

Guidelines and information for education children at home.

Exiting the EU

Plans are in place to ensure the smooth running of operations after 29 March 2019

Economic development and regeneration strategy

People in Portsmouth are being asked for their views on a plan to bring jobs and prosperity to the city.

Empty Private Residential Properties

The problems empty properties cause and the help available to owners.

Equality law and its significance for the council

Details and information about how the council complies with equality legislation.

Environmental Information Regulations

Where a request for Environmental information it should be dealt with under Environmental Information Regulations (EIR) - not Freedom of Information (FoI).

Exemptions summary for Freedom of Information

If people request information under the Freedom of Information (FOI) there are a number of exemptions that permit public authorities to withhold some or all of the information requested

Electoral areas in Portsmouth

Information on Portsmouth's polling districts, wards and constituencies.

Emergency active travel fund

We have been awarded £214,515 from the Emergency Active Travel Fund to help improve cycling and walking in Portsmouth in response to the pandemic.


It's against the law to use a privately-owned e-scooter on public roads and footpaths. However, it's legal to use them on private land.

Eastern Road Coastal Path (TTRO 71/2020)

Evelegh Road (TTRO 40/2020)

Empty commercial properties