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Social workers 'under huge pressure'

Child protection services in England are under more pressure than ever, the Association of Directors of Children's Services warns.

Child protection services in England are under more pressure than ever, the Association of Directors of Children's Services is warning.

A survey of frontline staff has revealed that nearly three quarters have said they don't feel they get enough support to prevent a youngster from coming to serious harm.

Michael Buchanan reports.

  • 20 Nov
  • From the section UK