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Baby Peter sacking: Sharon Shoesmith wins appeal

Ex-children's services director Sharon Shoesmith says she is "thrilled" to have won a Court of Appeal battle over her sacking after Baby Peter's death.

Judges said then education secretary Ed Balls and her employers, Haringey Council, had been "procedurally unfair" when they sacked her three years ago.

Reeta Chakrabarti reports.

  • 27 May 2011
  • From the section UK
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