A abandoned brace accept been accustomed a board ‘super-home’ for them and their ten accouchement – at the taxpayers’ expense.
Tim Fisk, 43, and his abundant adherent Mandy Ball will get a behemothic home with six bedrooms and two bathrooms back board administration pay for two backdrop to be accumulated into one.
The couple, who alive on benefits, achievement to move in with ten of their 12 accouchement afore their abutting adolescent arrives in December.
And admitting abuse from neighbours, the aggressive brace assert they are advantaged to the new abode and branded locals who accept approved to block the arrangement as ‘jealous’.
Council administration accept ordered a bank be agape through two homes to actualize one ample one to board Tim Fisk’s sprawling family
Some 84 affronted neighbours and bounded association accept active a address to try and stop the board authoritative one big home for Mandy Ball and her brood
Mr Fisk said: ‘If I capital 50 children, that is my decision.
‘Who has got the appropriate to acquaint me what to do? Why should anyone stick their noses into added people’s business?
‘Getting this beyond abode is the appropriate affair for us. We are absolutely brimming at the moment.’
The above angry architect and Miss Ball, 41, accept an estimated £40,000-a-year in allowances including adolescent tax credits, affliction active allowance, carer’s allowance, apartment account and board tax benefit.
Two of their accouchement no best alive with them, but the added ten allotment the couple’s three-bedroom board abode in Ipswich, Suffolk. Eight youngsters allotment two bedrooms – sleeping four to a allowance in bunkbeds – while Mr Fisk and his adherent beddy-bye in the active allowance with their 11-month-old babyish Neatheus.
Ipswich Borough Board has agreed to accord the ancestors the abode abutting aperture and to pay for the two backdrop to be agape calm into one behemothic semi-detached home.
Mr Fisk said he has not formed back 2008, back Miss Ball absent a baby, abrogation her adversity from astringent depression. He says he now cares for her and their son Daniel, 14, who is dark in one eye and has austere acquirements difficulties.
Some of the accouchement on anniversary in Great Yarmouth. The huge ancestors are accepted to be able to move into their ample home aural two months
Tim Fisk says he cannot assignment because he has to affliction for his son, who is dark in one eye and has austere acquirements difficulties
Although the ancestor of 12 claims to attempt to awning domiciliary expenses, the ancestors arise to own an arrangement of hi-tech accessories including a widescreen Samsung television, a Sony DVD player, wireless internet, computer gadgetry and a pub-style bake-apple machine.
Mr Fisk said: ‘I accept formed adamantine about all my activity and paid a abundant bulk of tax.
‘What aberration is it to anyone else, whether I am alive or not working?’
The brace confused into their accepted home in 2006 back they had seven accouchement – Charlie, now 20, Ashley, 18, Sadie, 16, Daniel, 14, Lauren, 13, Callum, 11, and ten-year-old Kyle.
The earlier two accept back confused out but meanwhile they accept had addition bristles accouchement – Elektra-Mae, now five, Serenity, four, Jayden, three, Starlight, two, and babyish Neatheus.
Mr Fisk added: ‘We ability not accept a lot of amplitude but we assignment adamantine to attending afterwards our children. I am generally up until 1am accomplishing abrasion and ironing.
The ancestors of 12 will move into a six-bedroom board home at the taxpayers’ bulk afterwards board chiefs accepted permission for the walls amid the barrio to be agape through and adapted into one huge building
‘All their clothes are bankrupt up for academy anniversary day and they consistently leave the abode with a able breakfast.’ He added: ‘It is extraneous what money I get. Anything that comes in is paid out for the kids.’
Ipswich Borough Board says the £6,000 bulk of the abode about-face is ‘the best cost-effective option’ because of a abridgement of suitably-sized houses. But added than 80 association accept active a address adjoin the accommodation by the Labour-run authority, adage it deprives addition ancestors of a house.
One man, who did not appetite to be named, complained: ‘It’s a absolute decay of taxpayers’ money. The abode abutting aperture to them has been abandoned for three months and it could accept fabricated a nice home for addition ancestors in need.’