Council where Logan Mwangi was murdered ‘worryingly dependent’ on agency care
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Council where Logan Mwangi was murdered ‘worryingly dependent’ on agency care

Welsh Tories say Bridgend’s £1.1m bill for agency social workers in year of five-year-old’s death shows risk of inconsistent care

A local authority involved in the care of Logan Mwangi, the five-year-old boy murdered by his mother, her partner and his stepson, spent more than £1m on agency social workers in the year the child was killed, it has emerged.

Bridgend county borough council in south Wales spent £1.1m on agency social workers in 2021/22 compared with £166,000 the year before. So far in this financial year it has spent more than £800,000.

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