Independent children's services trust failing to protect children, Ofsted finds

Joe Lepper
Friday, July 27, 2018

Ofsted has criticised failures to protect vulnerable young people and the slow pace of improvement at an "inadequate" children's services department that was taken over by an independent trust last year.

Children's services in Sunderland were officially taken over by a staff mutual in April. Picture: Sunderland Council
Children's services in Sunderland were officially taken over by a staff mutual in April. Picture: Sunderland Council

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