In the Appeal Court she renewed her fight against the council, regulator Ofsted and former children's secretary Ed Balls over the loss of her £130,000-a-year job. Ms Shoesmith claims she was made a scapegoat and that her career was ruined by a media witch-hunt and political pressure.
My comment: Like all heads of failing (failed) departments she should have fallen on her sword long before being sacked.
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