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Over 40% of parents willing to pay holiday fines

More than two fifths of parents in the East would consider taking their children out of school for a holiday - despite the threat of fines.

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Campaign against school holiday price hikes

A parent from Essex is spearheading a campaign calling for a cap on holiday price hikes outside term times.

Peter Higgins from Southend says the difference in price is vast and he simply cannot afford to take his family away during the school holidays.

He wants to raise awareness so travel firms offer fairer prices in future.

Serena Sandhu reports.

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