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Heather Frost, Unemployed Mother of 11, Having Mansion Built with Taxpayer Money
A jobless mother of 11 is having a six bedroom, three bathroom mansion built for her family by taxpayers. Heather Frost, a very ungrateful woman, said that if she does not like the house being built, she will tell council to construct another one for her, according to the Daily Mail.
Frost is supposed to move into the home in July after she has struggled to survive in two adjacent homes in Churchdown, Gloucestershire, which were joined by the council. Frost, 37, is also a grandmother. She says that the move into the home is pending her approval of it. The home will have a 335-square-foot kitchen and dining area.
According to neighbors, Frost lives with 14 people. This includes her 11 children, two grandchildren, and her partner Jake. Jake is also unemployed.
“It’s being built especially for me,” she said. “If I go there and I say to them I don’t like it or it’s too small, then they will just have to build me a bigger one, won’t they?”
The new home, which will be environmentally friendly, is going to be 1,850-square-feet. It is being built as part of a housing development.
“We got this three-bed house and they knocked a doorway through to the one next door. It was meant to be for four months but we’ve been here for five years now. It is a nightmare because you can’t keep an eye on the children in the other house and there’s only one door between them which is a fire risk. The older children are living over there while I am with the younger ones in this house.”
Frost’s first pregnancy came when she was 14. After suffering from cervical cancer in 2011 she is now sterile. The ages and names of her children include Sophie, 21, Toby, 19, Megan, 18, Angel, 16, Jay, 14, Chloe, 13, Paige, 12, Emily, ten, Bethany, nine, and Ruby, seven and Tilly, two.
“Some other mums have called me a slag but I’d love to have more kids if I could,” Frost said.
A spokesman for the TaxPayers’ Alliance said: “Benefits are there to help those who need support, not subsidise a lifestyle that most people paying for them could not afford.”
One of Frost’s neighbors expressed elation over Frost and her family moving off the block, saying, “They’re hell. When they finally go, we’re having a street party.”
Tewkesbury councillor Derek Davies said: “This is a great example of how we work with housing providers to ensure affordable housing is provided for all our residents’ needs.”Heather Frost, Unemployed Mother of 11, Having Mansion Built with Taxpayer Money by Jim Vassallo