Birmingham MP on Keanu death: 'We must change now'

Liam Nolan, MP for Hodge Hill, has said today's report is 'one more alarm bell'. Credit: Lewis Whyld/PA Wire/Press Association Images

A Birmingham MP has has said he hopes that Keanu Williams 'did not die in vain'.

A serious case review published today has said that the toddler was beaten to death by his mother and became an "invisible child".

"As a city I believe we must know now where the buck will stop, not just in the City Council, but in our city’s National Health Service, which saw a badly injured little boy.

"As a city, we must resolve today that this poor little boy did not die in vain.

"We must change and change now."

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Toddler's death case review

A serious case review into the death of Keanu Williams, 2, who was beaten to death by his mother Rebecca Shuttleworth has been published. More than 10 social workers and health workers have been sacked or resigned over the death of Keanu.