Lynne Featherstone

MP for Hornsey and Wood Green

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Haringey to get new Chief Executive!

Got a surprise this morning – Ita O’Donovan – Chief Executive of Haringey is retiring. Good! That means that another person who presided over the Baby Peter tragedy and aftermath is going.

I always thought it was strange that the Chief Executive’s voice was hardly heard at all during the Baby Peter case. Sharon Shoesmith – for all her faults – was out there taking the full force of public, media and everyone’s disapproval.

Anyway – moving onward and upward is the most important thing for Haringey Council. So – hopefully not only will we get a top notch new Chief Executive – we will also have a new administration next May when we have local elections – a Liberal Democrat one!

Thu 3 September 2009
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  1. AM says:

    That is probably what finished Shoesmith. Had she not gone public in such an arrogant manner her fall may not have been so hard.

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