Decision over UKIP couple fostering 'indefensible' - Gove
24 November 2012 Last updated at 14:08 GMT
Michael Gove has branded a decision by Rotherham council to remove three children from a foster couple because they belong to UKIP as "indefensible".
The education secretary said he would be investigating how the decision to remove the children came to be made.
The children - who are "not indigenous white British" - were removed by social workers who accused the unnamed couple of belonging to a "racist party".
The council said it was also launching an immediate inquiry.