Friday, 6 May 2011

Judge criticises Kent County Council

A paedophile was allowed to foster a child despite his history of abusing young boys, it has emerged.

David Mason, who is in his 50s, did not have his identity checked by Kent County Council, which permitted the placement. And only a quick check on his home following his application.  

The council has now been heavily criticised by a High Court judge.

The case is the latest in a series of distressing episodes for Kent social services, which was ordered by Ofsted to improve child protection services after an inspection last year found them to be inadequate.

My comment: Note that if it hadn't been for the Judge this would have remained hidden behind closed doors like most council failures! Has anyone been sacked? Probably not, more likely they will be given a job by Ofsted.

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