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The role and performance of Ofsted

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Oral Evidence

Taken before the Education Committee

on Wednesday 8 December 2010

Members present:
Mr Graham Stuart (Chair) Charlotte Leslie
Neil CarmichaelIan Mearns
Nic DakinTessa Munt
Pat GlassLisa Nandy
Damian Hinds



Examination of Witnesses

Witnesses: Anthony Douglas, CBE, Chief Executive, CAFCASS, Professor Nick Frost, Professor of Social Work (Children, Childhood and Families), Leeds Metropolitan University, Eleanor Schooling, Director of Children's Services, Islington, representing the Association for Directors of Children's Services, and Councillor David Simmonds, Deputy Leader of the Council, London Borough of Hillingdon, representing the Local Government Association, gave evidence.

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Witnesses: Kate Groucutt, Policy Director, The Daycare Trust, Sue Kent, Professional Officer (England), British Association of Social Workers, Jonathan Stanley, Head, National Children's Bureau Residential Child Care, and Robert Tapsfield, Chief Executive, The Fostering Network, gave evidence.

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