Manchester City Council

Councillor Sheila Newman

Our sympathies are with the family and friends of Councillor Sheila Newman, Executive Member for Children’s Services and current Lady Mayoress of Manchester, who passed away on Sunday.

Read our tribute.


Schools, education & childcare What young people say about supported lodgings


I have lots of support from my supported lodgings providers and my leaving care worker. They’ve helped me apply for university and jobs. I’m supported with my finances, budgeting and all the other things that come with being an adult. Becoming independent is a learning curve and having that support there to fall back on is essential.

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