Head of Rochdale Children's Services resigns

Steve Garner was Targeted Services Director for Children. Credit: MEN Syndication

The Head of Children's Services at Rochdale Borough Council has resigned following a damning report into the care of the child sex grooming scandal victims.

Steve Garner, who held the position of Targeted Services Director for Children, made his colleagues aware of the decision this morning and will spend his last day in the office tomorrow.