Decision follows resignation calls from MPs

Lisa Christensen
Lisa Christensen has stepped down as head of Children's Services in Norfolk. Credit: ITV News Anglia

The decision follows a call from all nine of the county's MPs to resign after a damning inspection by the schools watchdog, Ofsted.

Norfolk County Council says Ms Christensen is taking early retirement and will receive only her contractual entitlement. She will receive two months’ gross salary in lieu of notice - £23,248.

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Children's Services boss stands down

Norfolk County Council has announced that Lisa Christensen, Director of Children’s Services, has decided to stand down from her role and will retire from the Authority in July.