Children’s services directors quizzed over Ofsted inspections

20 January 2010

The Children, Schools and Families Committee takes evidence from children's services directors on whether there is public confidence in Ofsted inspections. Watch the evidence session live from 9.45am.



  • Dame Denise Platt DBE, Audit Commissioner and former Chair of the Commission for Social Care Inspection


  • Kim Bromley-Derry, President, Association of Directors of Children’s Services and Director of Children’s Services London Borough of Newham
  • Tony Howell, Strategic Director of Children, Young People and Families, Birmingham City Council
  • Nick Jarman, Director of Children’s Services, Doncaster Council
  • Councillor Shireen Ritchie, Chair, Children and Young People Board, Local Government Association

The Children, Schools and Families Committee was established on 6 November 2007 and examines the administration, expenditure and policy of the Department for Children, Schools and Families. The Committee's remit also covers the work of Ofsted and non-departmental public bodies.

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