Costs, targets, paperwork: why the system fails children at risk – The Times

Posted December 4th, 2008 in child abuse, social services, special report by sally

“Ed Balls moved swiftly to remove Sharon Shoesmith from her post, and states that every local council must learn the lessons of Baby P’s death. But in many ways, Shoesmith was the perfect children’s director for the new-look Department for Children, Schools and Families.”

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The Times, 4th December 2008