Family spends £90k on living in Premier Inns for THREE YEARS after council blunders left them homeless : Daily Record

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Luke and Olga Burns have been paying £60-£100 a night and moved between 12 Premier Inns – rapidly swallowing their £588 weekly benefits.

A family of five has been living in Premier Inns for three years at a cost of £88,000 after council blunders left them homeless.

The Burns thought they would be in a hotel for just one week after being turfed out of a flood-damaged flat they rented privately.

But a council wrangle has meant that since April 2014 they have been paying £60-£100 a night and moving between 12 Premier Inns – rapidly swallowing their £588 weekly benefits.

They have spent three Christmases there and even had a baby. The tot, now 11 months, has lived in a hotel room since just one day old.

Luke Burns and his wife Olga are both qualified teachers and have tutored their older children “at home” – in the…

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