One in seven councils in England are "inadequate" at caring for some of the most vulnerable children in society, a report has found.
The standard of child protection at 20 of England's 152 local authorities is "unacceptably poor", Ofsted has warned.
Only one in four local authorities are judged to be "good" at safeguarding children, a new report by the watchdog has concluded.
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We're all narcissists now (aren't we) so it must be OK for me to see the prism of UK politics through my two stints as a political editor.