PM rejects Baby P 'buck-passing'

The prime minister has rejected allegations of "buck-passing" in the Baby P case. The Tories have accused ministers of not doing enough despite being told of alleged failings in Haringey Council months before the child died.

PM rejects Baby P 'buck-passing'
They were reacting to the news that a whistle-blower tried to warn the government six months before Baby P's death in August 2007.

Gordon Brown's spokesman said the correct procedures had been followed.

Baby P, 17 months, died following abuse. His mother and two men were convicted of causing his death.

The spokesman said: "There is an appropriate body for complaints regarding social care

"It is right that complaints should be directed to the Commission for Social Care Inspection to take appropriate action."

Friday, November 14th 2008

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