Social Work Boss Hits Council with Her Parting Shot
Byline: ROBERT FAIRBURN
THE director of Scotland's largest social work department bowed out yesterday by releasing a scathing report on the performance of the service she has led for five years.
Despite being in charge of social work in Glasgow since 1993, Mary Hartnoll admitted that social workers had intervened in people's lives ineffectually and had helped to create a costly dependency culture.
But last night - as the contents of her dossier on the weaknesses of the department became known - critics asked why the [pounds sterling]86,000a-year former Strathclyde boss did not implement changes during her tenure.
Miss Hartnoll, 59, who has taken …
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Publication information: Article title: Social Work Boss Hits Council with Her Parting Shot. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Daily Mail (London). Publication date: March 28, 1998. Page number: 16. © 2007 Daily Mail. COPYRIGHT 1998 Gale Group.
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