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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UKIP couple: 'We want our foster children back'

The couple, whose three foster children were removed because of their membership of UKIP, have asked for the youngsters to be returned to them.

However they also said that their chances have been wrecked because they do not want to cause them any more upheaval.

Speaking to the Daily Telegraph, the wife said:

From a personal and selfish point of view, we would like the children back.

But we are more concerned with the children’s welfare, and we do not want them traumatised any more than they already have been.

It is not going to be feasible to take these children back. They are the innocent victims in all this. They deserve better.

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