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Ofsted: Coventry children's services 'inadequate'

Vulnerable children are left at risk of harm in Coventry according to a critical report into the city's children's services department by inspectors, two years after the death of schoolboy Daniel Pelka.

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Children's services still 'inadequate' after Pelka death

Children's services in Coventry, which promised rapid improvement after the death of four-year-old Daniel Pelka, remain "inadequate", according to Ofsted inspectors.

The services were heavily criticised after Daniel died of a head injury in March 2012 as a result of a campaign of abuse by his mother and stepfather, who have both been jailed.

Six months after a serious case review, a three-week Ofsted inspection found caseloads remain too high at Coventry Children's Services and up to 4,500 children are "at risk of harm", as ITV News reporter Sejal Karia reports:

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