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Direction issued to Birmingham city council

Direction issued to Birmingham city council due to inadequate children’s social care services.

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An Ofsted inspection, published in May 2014, found the delivery of children’s services ‘inadequate’.

This direction formalises and secures the working arrangements between Lord Warner, Commissioner for Birmingham Children’s Social Care, and Birmingham city council. It revokes and replaces the previous direction of March 2013.

This direction has closed; a direction issued on 17 December 2015 replaces this direction.

Previous directions and improvement notices include:

Published 8 September 2014
Last updated 16 December 2015 + show all updates
  1. A direction issued on 17 December replaces this direction.
  2. First published.