After nine MPs had called for her to resign over her part in the county's under-fire child protection service and failing schools, Norfolk's Director of Children's Services has announced that she's standing down.
But Lisa Christensen insists she wasn't pushed. Only yesterday the county council's support of schools was heavily criticised by education watchdog, Ofsted, and earlier this year a damning report branded its safeguarding service "inconsistent and patchy".
Kate Prout reports on today's developments...
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A rather cloudy morning, turning very warm and perhaps triggering isolated thunderstorms across Essex and Suffolk later.
Police have named a teenage boy who died after a stabbing in Northampton.
A few heavy, thundery showers may continue to affect the west, but mainly dry and fine in the east with some late sunshine before dusk.