The head of the Social Work Services Inspecorate has been
cleared of bullying allegations contained in an anonymous letter to
the Scottish executive, writes Nicola
There was also a claim that Angus Skinner had failed to make an
effective contribution to social work policy and practice.
Earlier this year, the Association of Directors of Social
Work demanded a thorough investigation into the allegations that
Skinner had physically and verbally abused inspectorate staff.
But Jim Dickie, ADSW president , said he had full confidence in
the investigation’s findings: “The Scottish executive inquiry
has brought this matter to a conclusion, and I have every
confidence in its integrity.”
An executive spokesperson said: “Allegations made against Angus
Skinner, Social Work Inspectorate Chief, have been fully
investigated and nothing has been found to substantiate the