The retiring Director of Children’s Services in Norfolk, Lisa Christensen, has been defending her record.
Norfolk's nine MPs had called for her to step down, but she told ITV News Anglia's Elodie Harper that it was her decision to go.
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The strong winds are blowing down trees and causing road closures in the region.
Problems are expected until around 9am this morning, with delays for those travelling and may cause country roads to be blocked further.
Winds topping 80mph in the Anglia region have brought damage and disruption with dozens of trees brought down.