UKIP foster couple's 'disbelief' at having children removed

A couple who had foster children removed from their care because of their membership of the UK Independence Party have spoken to ITV News about their "disbelief" at what happened. Speaking anonymously they said:

I just could not believe what I was hearing... and very upset as well.

We feel it's been a slur on our records because if this issue crops up again it may prevent us from fostering certain children, like ethnic minorities.

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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."