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Issues of dismissal highlighted in wake of Baby P tragedy

Sep 27, 2011   //   by Editor   //   Blog  //  No Comments

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While both have campaigned against the loss of their jobs, the cases of Sharon Shoesmith and Kim Holt resulted in very different outcomes, says Peter Beresford

Although not presented as such the Baby Peter tragedy is actually a tale of two highly contrasting senior professionals. Both have campaigned against the loss of their jobs because they felt they had been taken from them unfairly. But this has been for very different reasons, and, so far, with very different outcomes. While one has become a household name, the other remains largely obscure. Read more >>

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