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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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Farage: Rotherham Council an 'outrage'

UKIP leader Nigel Farage. Credit: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire/Press Association Images

UKIP leader Nigel Farage has said the couple from Yorkshire, who claim that they were told they were no longer suitable to be foster carers because of reported connections to his party, have given children an opportunity "to thrive" in this country.

He also labelled the actions of Rotherham Council, who are investigating the claims by social services, as an "absolute outrage".

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