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Haringey

(hâr`ĭng-gā'), outer borough (1991 pop. 187,300) of Greater London, SE England. Although defined as an outer borough by statute, Haringey is treated as an inner borough statistically. It is primarily residential. Within the borough, Tottenham has furniture, light engineering, children's clothing, and printing industries. Bruce Castle in Tottenham, built in the 16th cent., houses a postal museum in honor of Sir Rowland HillHill, Sir Rowland,
1795–1879, English educator, inventor, and postal reformer. He introduced the system of self-government in his school at Hazelwood in Birmingham.
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, founder of the penny postage system. Formerly the television headquarters of the British Broadcasting Corp., Alexandra Palace is a conference and exhibition center.

Haringey

a borough of N Greater London. Pop.: 224 700 (2003 est.). Area: 30 sq. km (12 sq. miles)
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Haringey Council said last night: "The child was found safe and well and we are undertaking a full investigation.
In May, the Appeal Court said she was unfairly sacked because Mr Balls and Haringey did not give her a proper chance to put her case.
The 57-year-old was removed by Mr Balls on December 1, and she was also formally sacked from her employment by Haringey council a week later.
"The urgent Ofsted inspection, which I commissioned following the end of the trial, found very serious failings in children's services in Haringey.
Mr Balls sent Ofsted inspectors into Haringey last November after the trial of those responsible for the death of Baby P, who can now be named as Peter Connelly.
Children's Secretary Ed Balls removed Haringey Council's director of children's services, Sharon Shoesmith, from her post in December after a damning report into her department.
Lynne Featherstone, MP for Hornsey and Wood Green in north London, said footage shown on Monday night's Panorama programme on BBC1 about the death of Baby P showed "clear evidence of deceit by Haringey Council".
A spokesman for Haringey Council confirmed Ms Shoesmith was appealing.
Haringey Council has appointed Peter Lewis as Ms Shoesmith's successor.
Inspectors were sent into Haringey in London after the trial of those responsible for 17-month-old Baby P's brutal death.
But Ms Kemal found that too many senior people at Haringey were more interested in protecting themselves than at-risk children.
Ms Shoesmith's career was left in ruins after she was removed from her post in 2008 by then education secretary Ed Balls and subsequently sacked by Haringey.