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A British expat who has turned his Polish fort right into a resort for Ukrainian refugees has slammed the Government as an “absolute disgrace” for not permitting a severely autistic teenager to come back to reside with an permitted foster carer within the UK, the Guardian has revealed. Ex-stockbroker and author Jim Parton, initially from London, lives within the as soon as-non-public palace of the Prince-Bishop of Wroclaw in Piotrowice Nyskie. The village, which is positioned close to the Czech border, may be very small and has a inhabitants of round 300 folks, together with Mr Parton, his Polish spouse Anna and the couple’s six kids.

Mr Parton is at present housing 17 folks at his residence, which is normally a visitor home and marriage ceremony venue, together with 16-year-old Timothy Tymoshenko, who fled the struggle in Ukraine with out his dad and mom and arrived in Poland along with his 17-year-old brother Yurii.

Timothy was described by the Guardian as severely autistic, non-verbal and wishes robust prescription medicine to regulate his altering moods.

However, skilled kids’s carers in Lancashire have been to go to the brothers in Poland and are prepared to take them in.

They are additionally more and more pissed off that the UK Government has not but granted both of them visas to enter the nation.

Julie and her husband Roger Elliot have already got 14 kids collectively, together with 4 biologically.

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The couple labored as nurses earlier than turning into full-time carers to their adopted household.

The Elliots even acquired MBEs in 2016 for providers to kids.

According to the Guardian, the couple’s adopted kids, aged between 9 and 40, all have disabilities and eight of them nonetheless reside on the couple’s Ribble Valley residence.

However, the Elliots and Partons are pleading with the Home Office to let Timothy and his brother come to the UK.

Mr Parton mentioned: “It’s an absolute disgrace that it is taking so long.

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But the issue is also subject to a high court challenge as UK foster carers anxiously wait to see if approval can be granted for children they hope to care for.

A Government spokesperson said: “It is tragic that children have been caught up in Putin’s war.

“The safety and wellbeing of children is paramount and it is vital we have robust safeguarding processes.

“For this reason, only under-18s who are reuniting with a parent or legal guardian in the UK are currently eligible for Homes for Ukraine.

“We keep eligibility for all schemes under review.”

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