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Children: Social Services

Question for Department for Education

UIN 21916, tabled on 27 February 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what role his Department had in the appointment of the interim director of children’s services at Kingston upon Hull City Council.

Answered on

5 March 2020

Hull City Council took the decision to remove the Director of Children’s Services (DCS) from her post after the Ofsted monitoring visit in January 2020. It was also the Council’s decision to appoint a new leadership team. The Department had no role in the appointment of the interim DCS.