How many children need to suffer and how many reports highlighting the dangers inherent in child protection services do we need before the Government takes action?
UNISON has warned time and again that staff freezes, unmanageable case loads and a massive increase in referrals are a toxic combination and vulnerable children are suffering as a result.
This Government is cutting budgets so hard that councils are faced with impossible choices of where the axe should fall.
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