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'Poor' child care at 20 councils

One in seven councils in England are "inadequate" at caring for some of the most vulnerable children in society, an Ofsted report found.

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Child protection at 20 councils is 'unacceptably poor'

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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