Rotherham Council will be 'open and transparent' over fostering probe

Rotherham Borough Council, which removed three foster children from a couple because of their membership of UKIP, has said it will be "as open and transparent as possible" as it co-operates with an investigation ordered by Education Secretary Michael Gove.

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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."