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Vulnerable children in Birmingham 'not consistently safe'

3 October 2013 Last updated at 22:31 BST

The head of children's services in Birmingham, Peter Hay, has admitted that vulnerable children in the city are "not consistently safe".

He made the admission after the publication of a report which sharply criticised failings in the care of children in the city.

The council has been given a final warning by the government to improve.

Mark Easton reports.

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