In 1998 she became pregnant by her boyfriend Sean Stewart who lived next door Neighbours spoke of their shock at the news.
Retired hospital porter John Holmes, 90, said: 'I can't believe little Alfie is already a dad. 'The other day his dog ran into my garden and he had to come and fetch it.
'It exemplifies the point we have been making about broken Britain.It's not being accusative, it's about pointing out the complete collapse in some parts of society of any sense of what's right and wrong.' David Cameron said: 'When I saw those pictures, I just thought how worrying that in Britain today children are having children.But state benefits to support her and her baby will be paid to her mother Penny until then.At a minimum, the family can expect to receive around £30,000 a year - close to £600 a week.The force said: 'Sussex Police Child Protection Team were aware of a 14-year-old girl that had become pregnant as a result of a relationship with a 12-year-old boy.
'A joint agency investigation with East Sussex County Council Children's Services has taken place which has considered the needs of both individuals and there will be continued support for these two young people in the future.' Matt Dunkley, director of children's services at East Sussex County Council, said: 'Any birth to parents this young is a cause of great concern to us and in these circumstances we will always offer substantial support to the families involved.''We have worked closely with both families since the pregnancy came to light,' he said."We have also worked with colleagues in the health service and with the schools concerned, to assess the needs of the young people to ensure they get the right support, and also to ensure the needs of the unborn child would be properly met.='That process will now continue with intensive monitoring and health visitor support.'He added: 'In East Sussex we have a very robust sexual health strategy which is successfully reducing numbers of teenage pregnancies in the county.'We have just launched our latest sexual health campaign as part of our on-going drive to get all our young people to take responsibility for their actions and understand the serious consequences of sexual relationships.' Maisie was born after a five-hour labour at Eastbourne Hospital, East Sussex Chantelle Stedman can claim no benefits until she reaches 16, her next birthday.
Penny, 38, will claim benefits to support herself and her four children including Chantelle. The family may claim benefits on the basis that Penny's unemployed partner Steve is a live-in member of the household.
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The omens for Chantelle and Alfie in the long term do not appear good.
Britain's youngest known father is Sean Stewart, who was 12 at the time his girlfriend Emma Webster gave birth to their son in 1998. Ray and Shirley Webster with their daughter Emma, 15.
Alfie lives with her and seems to think he's the dad but we all think he should have a DNA test.' The age of sexual consent is 16.