A parent from Warwickshire has delivered a petition with more than 126,000 signatures to the Department for Education calling for the Government to reverse a ban on pupils taking time off in term-time.
Craig Langman says many parents can't afford the higher cost of holidays during school breaks, and says the decision should remain with head teachers.
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Into the evening it will remain dry with the best of the clear spells in the west.
Some evening sunshine, although low cloud will spread from the coast into many areas early in the night.
Mr Parnell, from Sileby in Leicestershire, was celebrating his first wedding anniversary.