Incompetent and ineffective leadership must be addressed quickly. But where those in leadership positions have capacity and potential, this must be recognised and nurtured.
Too much leadership volatility in social care is counter-productive - that goes without saying. One in three local authorities has had a change in their director of children's services last year alone.
The combination of unstable communities and political and managerial instability in our social care services is a dangerous mix.
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Sinkhole causes two lanes to collapse but luckily no injuries have been reported.
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