Experts estimate up to ten per cent get addicted.
The unnamed child was taken into care was from Walsall.
Another was taken in from Devon. In both cases the children were taken into care for having bad teeth.
“If a child is being neglected or unsafe then the authorities should set in but it is a fine balance.”
But Walsall Council said gaming was not the main factor the child was taken into care.
Ten more children were removed due to their parents’ heavy smoking habits, according to The Sun probe.
One was in Worcestershire, four in Southampton, three in Bradford and two in Lancashire.