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Children’s services in Birmingham are always a complex topic to talk about. In the last few years they have been involved in a serious scandal following several child deaths that could have been avoided. At least this is what the government agency Ofsted said.

Now, with the recent wave of cuts in public spending, Birmingham City Council wants to reduce £22M from the budget of the local children’s services.

In this website you will discover how they plan to reach this goal and this reductions will affect the services and the community.

Welcome to Running with Scissors.

Author: Duarte Romero Varela

Datajournalist

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