14/11/2013

Birmingham Children Service Could Be Handed Off If Improvements Not Made

Ofsted inspectors have warned that should the standard of children services in Birmingham not improve, the service will be handed over to the Department for Education.

It is understood that Ofsted will inspect the services again later this month and if improvements are not made the department will take over before Christmas.

The announcement follows four years of "inadequate" ratings by Ofsted.

(MH/IT)

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