Mairead put Mick 'above children'

The Judge told Mairead Philpott: "You put Michael Philpott above your children and as a result they have died."

She was sentenced to 17 years in prison and will be required to serve half before being released on licence.

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Lanterns for Philpott children

Lanterns were lit in Derby on Sunday in remembrance of the six Philpott children who were killed in a house fire started by their father. The house is be demolished, councillors have announced yesterday.