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


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 |

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


North West Region Articles