Vulnerable children are still at risk because Birmingham City Council has failed to meet improvement targets. The watchdog, Ofsted, has condemned the council as "inadequate" after its latest unannounced inspection.
It found the service doesn't meet minimum requirements and immediate action has been ordered. Wesley Smith has been looking at the report.
Khalid Mahmood MP for Birmingham Perry Barr says this is the "last chance saloon for Birmingham"
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