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Health secretary Alan Milburn named and shamed the worst
performing local authorities in his hard-hitting speech to the
National Social Services Conference. He also announced a new star
rating system for social services departments.
He said lack of resources was not the main reason for poor
performance, insisting that management and organisation were more
Click here to read a news report on the speech.
What do you think of Milburn’s speech? Do you think he was right
to turn the spotlight on the worst performing councils in such a
public way? Is the star rating system a good idea?
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