I couldn’t have put it better myself ..
…. in fact I couldn’t put it half as well as Madeleine Bunting in her recent Comment is Free article.
Please read Madeleine’s piece; she hits so many nails right plumb on their heads, terming Labour’s attempts to reform public services as:-
“an unedifying story of idealistic ambition’s unintended consequences, an obsession with accountability, a deluded faith in technology, alternate penny-pinching and enormous flamboyant unfunded commitments, and always a preoccupation with playing to the Murdoch media. This has been the poisonous recipe that Labour has applied to child protection and by the time the full extent of this chaotic legacy becomes clear, the party will probably have long since left office.”