Why is council building a new home for mother of 11?

Sarah Coles
Tewksbury
Tewksbury

A Gloucester Council has caused an outcry in the press, after it emerged that it was building a new home for an unemployed mother of 11. The home has been described by the papers as a "free designer eco mansion" worth £400,000.

So why is the council splashing out, and is the outcry warranted?
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