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Warning over child death risk in face of mounting pressures

Warning over child death risk in face of mounting safeguarding pressures

Rising demand on children’s social care services at a time of stretched resources could lead to a repeat of the system failures that occurred before recent high-profile child murders, the president of the Association of Directors of Children Services has warned.

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