Vulnerable children are still at risk because Birmingham City Council has failed to meet improvement targets.
Ofsted, has condemned the council as "inadequate" after its latest unannounced inspection.
The quality of social workers is highlighted as one of the key areas of concern.
The Association of British Social Workers say they feel let down and cite poor management and too much paperwork is to blame.
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