Family demand apology from social services

A family from Suffolk who fled to Spain so social services wouldn't take their granddaughter away want the county council to apologise.

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Family demand apology from social services

The family fled to Spain to avoid Suffolk County Council taking granddaughter into care Credit: ITV Anglia

A family from Suffolk who fled to Spain so social services wouldn't take their granddaughter away want the county council to apologise.

When Megan Coote from Kesgrave fell pregnant, social services expressed concerns that her child could be emotionally neglected due to her mild learning difficulties.

After a long battle, Megan's parents were told they could help bring up her daughter Olivia in the UK.

Two years on they say health visitors are impressed with her progress.

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