Education Minister Leighton Andrews has met with representatives from Pembrokeshire Council today. It comes after the Welsh Government issued a final warning to the West Wales Council, over failings in the way it safeguards children.
In a letter, it says that despite damning previous reports, progress has been "worryingly slow."
Following a meeting in Cardiff this afternoon with Education and Skills Minister Leighton Andrews and Gwenda Thomas, the Deputy Minister for Children and Social Services, the Leader of Pembrokeshire County Council, Councillor Jamie Adams, issued the following statement:
A Welsh Government spokesperson said: