Mairead Philpott tells a jury that she wanted custody of Lisa Willis's five children saying 'I was more of a mother to those children than their own mother was.'
When asked if she was scared of her husband, Mairead Philpott tells a jury: "No. I wasn't."
When asked how many times her husband Mick Philpott went up the ladder to try to rescue his children. She replies " I don't know. I was hysterical."