Newcastle-under-Lyme Town Deal member profiles

Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council

Stephen Sweeney - Deputy Leader and Portfolio holder for Finance and Resources

Board role



The local council provides local services for the people of Newcastle-under-Lyme, the aim being to make the town a place that people are proud to call home. Stephen's role in the organisation is Cabinet Member for Finance and Efficiency.

Stephen has been a Clayton resident for 32 years, local councillor for Clayton Ward and county councillor for Newcastle South County Division which includes the town centre.

Regarding the town centre, he is particularly interested in the development of the market and any improvements that drive footfall and spend to the local economy.

Supporting officers

Board members are supported by officers from Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council:

  • Simon McEneny - Executive Director - Community Development and Economic Growth

  • Stefan Brzozowski – Project Manager – Town Deals/Future High Street

  • Richard Corfe – Project Manager – Town Deals

  • Mark Laywood - Project Manager - Town Deals

  • Elaine Burgess - Regeneration Manager and Newcastle Lead

  • Trudi Barnard - Business Development Officer and Kidsgrove Lead