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Balls: Social workers are unsung heroes
Balls backs foreign social workers

By Alex Stevenson and Ian Dunt Children’s secretary Ed Balls has asserted his support for foreign social workers in comments to politics.co.uk. The issue of overseas social workers prompted fierce debate earlier in the summer when shadow health minister Tim Loughton suggested to politics.co.uk that foreign social workers were ill-equipped to deal with the unique… Read more »

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Balls to investigate BNP presence in schools

By Ian Dunt There will be an investigation into the extent of BNP involvement in schools, children’s secretary Ed Balls told the Labour conference this afternoon. “I am today asking the former chief inspector of schools, Maurice Smith, to examine the evidence and make recommendations,” he told delegates in Brighton. “I want us to be… Read more »

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