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Your Borough Of Poole

Jan Thurgood - Strategic Director for People Theme

My priorities are

  • To take a whole–life/family and community perspective to improve the quality of life for the people of Poole

  • To lead on corporate priorities - promoting the health and wellbeing of our population, especially those who are vulnerable & ensuring all children and young people have the chance to achieve their full potential

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Service Unit - People Theme

  • Children & Young People Social Care

  • Children, Young People & Learning

  • Commissioning & Improvement – People Services

  • Adult Social Care

  • Culture & Community Learning

  • Housing & Community

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Supporting the Leader and Cabinet including

Councillor Janet Walton, Portfolio Holder for

  • Children, Families & Youth (14 to 19 years), Children’s Social Care, all Children’s Services

Councillor Peter Adams, Portfolio Holder for:

  • Health & Well-Being, Adult Social Care, Health, Homelessness, Housing Advice & Services

Councillor Judy Butt, Portfolio Holder for:

  • Public Engagement & Participation, Community Services, Sports & Recreation

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Poole Favourites

  • Enjoying Poole’s beaches and harbour with family and friends.

  • Enjoying Poole’s arts and culture.

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Claimed Expenses for 2011/12: None.
Claimed Expenses for 2012/13: £93.28

Contact Details

Jan Thurgood
Civic Centre
BH15 2RU


Health & Social Care


Children & Young People 

Supporting officer


01202 633207

Jan Thurgood
Civic Centre
BH15 2RU