The Cabinet member for children and families at Sandwell Council, Bob Badham, describes why he's decided to step down after Ofsted found the local authority was failing vulnerable children in its care.
More top news
Emergency services are attending a massive shop explosion in Leicester. Witnesses say the debris was "blasting across carriageways".
Emergency services have declared a "major incident" in Leicester following reports of an explosion.
Police investigating the murder of man in Leicester on Saturday morning are urging motorists who were in the area to get in touch.