UKIP foster couple apology

Rotherham Council has apologised for the way it handled a decision to remove three Eastern European children from foster parents who were members of the UK Independence Party. But they insist the decision was in the children's "best interests."

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Rotherham Council leader details foster care inquiry

Rotherham Council leader Roger Stone says the investigation into the decision to remove children from the care of two foster parents who are members of UKIP will ascertain whether "everything has been done professionally".

He said:

We are going to investigate to make sure everything has been done professionally.

If the professionals give advice, we take it. We are going to investigate - we always would if somebody complains.

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