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New Tusla chief was embroiled in child death controversy in Scotland

Fred McBride linked to case of Brandon Muir

7th February, 2016
Outgoing chief executive Gordon Jeyes Picture:Rollingnews

The incoming chief executive of Tusla, the child protection agency, was head of child protection services in Dundee when the local authority’s services were criticised following the death of a toddler.

An independent report found shortcomings in the authority’s handling of the case of 23-month-old Brandon Muir, who was killed by his mother’s boyfriend, Robert Cunningham.

While the report found that “there was little opportunity to prevent the fatal...

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