Ofsted chief warns of 'serious weaknesses' in child protection by police forces
Police failures to take child protection seriously could lead to a repeat of the horrifying abuse scandals seen in Rotherham and Oxford, the chief inspector of schools has claimed.
Ofsted boss Sir Michael Wilshaw said that there are "serious weaknesses" in how a string of forces deal with the issue in a damning letter to police watchdog chief Sir Tom Winsor.
He wrote: "My worry is that if chief constables fail to give this issue sufficient priority, we may see a repeat of the sort of catastrophic failings we saw a few years ago in places like Rotherham, Oxford and... read more
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