A Birmingham City Council spokesperson said:
“Birmingham City Council has reached an agreement with Peter Duxbury, Strategic Director for Children, Young People and Families, that will see his immediate departure from the local authority.
“Peter Duxbury has left the employment of Birmingham City Council by mutual agreement the terms of which are confidential but are in line with those offered to other staff leaving the council.
“The council is continuing with the improvement strategy for its services for Children, Young People and Families and has asked Peter Hay CBE, Strategic Director for Adults and Communities, to take over responsibilities in the interim.”
Notes to editors:
• Peter Duxbury was appointed by Birmingham City Council in January 2012.