"Lack of progress" in safeguarding children

A Welsh council is facing two separate demands for intervention over how it safeguards some of the most vulnerable children in its communities.

The education inspectors Estyn have issued a damming report on the leadership of services in Pembrokeshire. They say the authority should be put into special measures.

Meanwhile, the Auditor General for Wales says his team have found a "a lack of progress" in safeguarding children. That's despite a series of scathing reports in the past, as Owain Phillips reports.

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Pembrokeshire investigation

The latest report into child protection services in Pembrokeshire finds that whilst there have been some improvements, more needs to be done.