Pelka 'badly let down' by children's services

Daniel Pelka was "badly let down" not just by an "evil stepfather and indifferent and selfish mother" but also by his school, health professionals and social services, the MP for Coventry North West said today.

Coventry North West MP Geoffrey West speaking to ITV News outside of court yesterday.

Geoffrey Robinson said: "What human being, with the slightest understanding of children, would not have been concerned enough to take action to set alarm bells ringing?

"Those who failed Daniel must examine their own consciences, and conclude whether it is appropriate for them to remain in their posts."

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Pair jailed for Daniel's murder

Magdelena Luczak and Mariusz Krezolek have both jailed for life with a minimum term of 30 years for starving and beating to death four-year-old Daniel Pelka.