Philpott house cleared

The former Philpott family home on Victory Road in Derby is being cleared, ahead of it being demolished. Its former tenants, Mick and Mairead Philpott, were jailed for the manslaughter of their six children in a fire there, last year.

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Priest wants to visit Mick Philpott in prison

Father Alan Burbidge conducted the funeral of the six Philpott children Credit: ITV News Central

The priest who conducted the funerals of the six Philpott children says he is willing to visit their father in prison - if he is asked to do so.

Mick Philpott was jailed for life yesterday for manslaughter.

Father Alan Burbidge says Mick Philpott is unable to accept his role in their deaths.

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