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Aberdeen City Council social work files dumped in Dundee skip

Aberdeen City Council has launched an investigation after social work files were found in a skip in Dundee.

It is not known how the papers - which related to a single social work case - came to be there.

It is understood the documents included child protection review paperwork.

A spokesman for the local authority said: "Aberdeen City Council takes any breach of confidentiality very seriously and we are investigating this matter."

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