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Baby P death 'was avoidable'

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A lawyer acting for a former social worker in Haringey says the death of the toddler Baby P could have been avoided.

Lawrence Davies says the government should have acted on a letter he had sent six months earlier, warning about failings in child protection.

He said he and his client had been passed from pillar to post.

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