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someone who doesn't understand what is going on

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a fabric interwoven with threads of metal

deprive of the use of a limb, especially a leg

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pathetically lacking in force or effectiveness

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disabled in the feet or legs

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Laming was eventually convicted of being involved in the drug plot and of taking part in a conspiracy to supply cocaine.
Lord Laming said he was confident his recommendations would be delivered, adding: "I feel we've got it within our grasp to build the finest child protection service in the world.
Lord Laming attacked budget cuts to social work saying it had become a "Cinderella service" with "low staff morale, poor supervision, high caseloads, under-resourcing and inadequate training".
Lord Laming singled out current computer systems for recording information about vulnerable children, saying they were "hampering progress".
Instead, the supernova explosion is likely to have produced the jets, Laming says.
Laming is also the lead manager of the Buffalo USA Global Fund (BUFGX), which rates five stars by Morningstar, and the Buffalo Equity Fund (BUFEX), which rates four stars by Morningstar.
Racing Victoria's chief steward, Terry Bailey, refused to confirm or deny on Saturday that Laming is the trainer under investigation, but it has been widely reported that Laming, who trains in partnership with his father Bevan, is the trainer under the spotlight.
Yesterday, Lord Laming said child protection had not been given the priority it deserved, noting that 200,000 of the 11m children in England lived in homes with a known high risk of violence or abuse.
Speaking at the report's launch, Lord Laming urged everyone from ministers to the newest social worker to address these problems, saying: "I feel we've got it within our grasp to build the finest child protection service in the world.
In a review commissioned by ministers after the death of Baby P, Lord Laming criticised failings in information sharing between agencies, the poor training and support given to "overstretched" frontline staff and the red tape "hampering" social workers.
Vanda Laming, a solicitor and intellectual property expert at Birmingham law firm Mills & Reeve, says the approach taken by the CLA seems to be "over the top".
The grim warning comes from Lord William Laming who led the damning inquiry into how eight-year-old Victoria died after being let down by social workers.
Josh Laming had been missing for two hours by the time he was found following a frantic search.
Lord Laming said the policy was "all about putting roofs over heads" rather than ensuring vulnerable kids got proper welfare.
In fact, Lord Laming commends the NSPCC in his report for its good sense and co-operation in ensuring all documentation was provided to the inquiry.