The 14 Local Authorities that we work with are Birmingham, Coventry, Dudley, Herefordshire, Sandwell, Shropshire, Solihull, Staffordshire, Stoke-on-Trent, Telford and Wrekin, Walsall, Warwickshire, Wolverhampton Worcestershire.  Our work programme is led by the Directors of Children’s Services, our Chair for 2015 is Karen Bradshaw from Shropshire Council.

The work programme is led by the Children’s Services team in Improvement and Efficiency West Midlands.  You can read about the work of IEWM here.  The team comprises (click names to email):


Paula Whitehouse                claire-burgess 2              picture of Shelley Madley

Paula Whitehouse                       Claire Burgess                        ShelleyMadley

Programme Manager             Improvement Partner             Project Support Officer



We are based at Sandwell MBC:

Postal Address: PO Box 16725, Oldbury, West Midlands B69 9FH

Visitor Address:2nd Floor, Sandwell Council House, Freeth Street, Oldbury, West Midlands B69 3DB