Two teenagers taken into care after parents fail to help them lose weight

Two “severely overweight” teenage children have been taken into care after Fitbit trackers and a gym membership paid for by their local council failed to help.

family court judge ruled the pair should be placed into long-term foster care after council social services raised concerns about their weight.

Describing the case as “very sad and unusual”, Judge Gillian Ellis said the children came from a “loving family” and that their parents met many of their basic needs.

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