Councillor Bob Badham, Sandwell Council Cabinet Member for Children and Families, has resigned in the wake of an Ofsted report yesterday that branded children's services in the borough 'inadequate'.
It follows yesterday's resignation of Helen Smith, who was the council's director of Children and Families Services.
More top news
Latest weather forecast for the Midlands
Teams in Sedgley have been paying tribute to war heroes by holding their own Christmas Truce match.
Selfless Donna Wood from Staffordshire has left her husband and children at home so she can help save lives in Sierra Leone.