– Debbie Douglas on fostering more than 250 children
They're known to most as reality television stars but what you may not know about The Only Way is Essex's Lydia Bright and her mum Debbie Douglas is that for the past 20 years they've shared their home with hundreds of foster children.
I always had a playmate. It's a great lesson for children to grow up in foster families
– Lydia Bright on her foster family
The Department for Education has now asked that they help to encourage more people to become foster carers to look after children in desperate need of homes.
Lydia and Debbie, who has fostered more than 250 children over two decades, join GMB on the sofa to tell us more about becoming the government's newest foster ambassadors and why the cause is so important.