"Concerns from the girl’s worried father were continually ignored by Carmarthenshire Council’s social services department, who took months before visiting girl at home - only doing so after a police tip-off...."
"The ombudsman also criticised the authority’s "abject failure" to respond to urgent calls to check on the girl’s welfare from a council in England."
"In the report, ombudsman Mr Bennett said it took several months before social workers visited the home, which only came after a police tip-off following a drugs raid."
"The report said social workers were too reliant on information from the girl’s school, which she had only recently joined and identified frequent moves by the family as a "risk factor" not recognised by the council."
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