BBC Bradford On Obligation: Chief on why she has not resigned


SUSAN Hinchcliffe was requested on nationwide tv final night time why she has not resigned as chief since Bradford Council misplaced full management of its kids’s providers 

Bradford On Obligation’s “The Subsequent Technology” episode highlighted January’s announcement {that a} newly created belief – owned by the native authority however operated at arms-length by a brand new impartial Chair and Board of Administrators – would take over the reins.

The Bradford Council chief stated: “I really feel altering management right now would destabilise the entire of the district and each service, that will not be useful for kids’s providers.”

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Kersten England is also interviewed on the programmeKersten England can be interviewed on the programme

Bradford Council Chief Government Kersten England additionally admitted within the present: “Now we have not completed a adequate job for these kids that want our assist. This isn’t a spot any council needs to be.”

The BBC present identified that Bradford’s little one poverty fee is double the nationwide common and that the Council has lower youth providers by 73 per cent within the final decade.

Cllr Hinchcliffe addressed this by saying providers have been pressured to bear cuts and financial savings.

She added that the Council are utilizing reserves this yr after having £300 million lower than what they’d 10 years in the past.


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