There are 15 local authorities in the Yorkshire and Humber region.

They are Barnsley, Bradford, Calderdale, Doncaster, East Riding of Yorkshire, Hull, Kirklees, Leeds, North East Lincolnshire, North Lincolnshire, North Yorkshire, Rotherham, Sheffield, Wakefield and York.

Chair: Beate Wagner

Chair

The Yorkshire and Humber region chair is Beate Wagner, Corporate Director, Children and Young People, Wakefield Council | bwagner@wakefield.gov.uk

Regional representatives on ADCS Council of Reference

Beate Wagner, Corporate Director, Children and Young People, Wakefield Council | bwagner@wakefield.gov.uk

Julie Jenkins, Director of Children’s Services, Calderdale Council


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There are 14 local authorities in the West Midlands region.

They are Birmingham, Coventry, Dudley, Herefordshire, Sandwell, Shropshire, Solihull, Staffordshire, Stoke-on-Trent, Telford and Wrekin, Walsall, Warwickshire, Wolverhampton and Worcestershire.

Chair: Emma Bennett

Chair

The West Midlands region chair is Emma Bennett - Executive Director of Families, City of Wolverhampton Council

The vice chairs are Nigel Minns - Strategic Director - People Directorate at Warwickshire County Council and Jenny Turnross (Director of Practice at Birmingham Children’s Trust).

Regional representatives on ADCS Council of Reference

Emma Bennett - Executive Director of Families, City of Wolverhampton Council

Nigel Minns - Strategic Director - People Directorate at Warwickshire County Council

This West Midlands regional programme is supported by the West Midlands ADCS Network team; more information can be found via the regional chair, by contacting info@wmchildrensservices.org.uk or via the website www.wmchildrensservices.org.uk


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There are 15 local authorities in the South West region.

They are Bath and North East Somerset, Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole, Bristol, Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Isles of Scilly, North Somerset, Plymouth, Somerset, South Gloucestershire, Swindon, Torbay and Wiltshire.

Chair: Sheila Smith, Director of Children’s Services, North Somerset Council

Chair

Sheila Smith, Director of Children’s Services, North Somerset Council | Sheila.Smith@n-somerset.gov.uk

Regional representatives on ADCS Council of Reference

Sheila Smith, Director of Children’s Services, North Somerset Council | Sheila.Smith@n-somerset.gov.uk

Lucy Townsend, Corporate Director of People, Wiltshire County Council | lucy.townsend@wiltshire.gov.uk


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There are 19 local authorities in the South East region.

They are Brighton and Hove, Bracknell Forest, Buckinghamshire, East Sussex, Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Kent, Medway, Milton Keynes, Oxfordshire, Portsmouth, Reading, Slough, Southampton, Surrey, West Berkshire, West Sussex, Windsor and Maidenhead and Wokingham.

Co-Chair: Lucy Butler

Co-Chair: Mac Heath

Co-Chairs

The South East region is co-chaired by Lucy Butler, Director of Children’s Services, West Sussex County Council and Mac Heath, Director of Children’s Services in Milton Keynes Council

Regional representatives on ADCS Council of Reference

Lucy Butler, Director for Children, Education and Families, West Sussex County Council

Mac Heath, Director of Children’s Services, Milton Keynes Council

Vacancy

More details of the regional activities can be found at www.seslip.co.uk


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There are 23 local authorities in the North West region.

They are Blackburn with Darwen, Blackpool, Bolton, Bury, Cheshire East, Cheshire West and Chester, Cumbria, Halton, Knowsley, Lancashire, Liverpool, Manchester, Oldham, Rochdale, Salford, Sefton, St Helens, Stockport, Tameside, Trafford, Warrington, Wigan and Wirral.


Chair: Paul Marshall

Chair

The North West regional Chair is Paul Marshall, Director of Children’s Services, Manchester City Council.

Regional representatives on ADCS Council of Reference

Paul Marshall, Strategic Director for Children and Education Services, Manchester | p.marshall1@manchester.gov.uk

Chris McLoughlin, Director of Children’s Services, Stockport MBC

Vacancy


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There are 12 local authorities in the North East region.

They are Darlington, Durham, Gateshead, Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Northumberland, North Tyneside, Redcar and Cleveland, South Tyneside, Stockton and Sunderland.

Chair: John Pearce

Chair

The North East region chair is John Pearce, Corporate Director, Children and Young People’s Services, Durham Council

Regional representatives on ADCS Council of Reference

John Pearce, Corporate Director, Children and Young People’s Services, Durham County Council | john.pearce@durham.gov.uk

Cath McEvoy-Carr, Executive Director of Adult Social Care and Children’s Services, Northumberland County County | cath.mcevoy-carr@northumberland.gov.uk


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There are 33 local authorities in the Greater London region.

They are Barking and Dagenham, Barnet, Bexley, Brent, Bromley, Camden, City of London, Croydon, Ealing, Enfield, Greenwich, Hackney, Hammersmith and Fulham, Haringey, Harrow, Havering, Hillingdon, Hounslow, Islington, Kensington and Chelsea, Kingston upon Thames, Lambeth, Lewisham, Merton, Newham, Redbridge, Richmond upon Thames, Southwark, Sutton, Tower Hamlets, Waltham Forest, Wandsworth and Westminster

Chair: Martin Pratt

Chair

The Greater London region chair is Martin Pratt, Executive Director Supporting People, Camden Council

Regional representatives on ADCS Council of Reference

Martin Pratt, Executive Director Supporting People, Camden Council | martin.pratt@camden.gov.uk

Andrew Carter, Director of Community and Children’s Services, City of London Corporation | andrew.carter@cityoflondon.gov.uk

Chris Munday, Executive Director for Children and Young People, Barnet Council | chris.munday@barnet.gov.uk


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There are 10 local authorities in the East Midlands region.

They are Derby, Derbyshire, Lincolnshire, Leicester, Leicestershire, North Northamptonshire, Nottingham City, Nottinghamshire , Rutland and West Northamptonshire

Chair: Jane Moore

Chair

The East Midlands region chair is Jane Moore, Leicestershire County Council

Regional representatives on ADCS Council of Reference

Jane Moore, Leicestershire County Council

Dawn Godfrey, Rutland Council


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There are 11 local authorities in the Eastern region.

They are Bedford Borough, Cambridgeshire, Central Bedfordshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Luton, Norfolk, Peterborough, Southend-on-Sea, Suffolk and Thurrock.

Chair: Sue Cook

Chair

The Eastern Region chair is Sue Cook, Director for Health, Wellbeing & Children’s Services, Suffolk County Council

Regional representatives on ADCS Council of Reference

Sue Cook, Suffolk County Council | sue.cook@suffolk.gov.uk

Helen Lincoln, Essex County Council | helen.lincoln@essex.gov.uk


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