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Couple fined for taking children on holiday during term time

A couple from Telford have been fined almost £1,000 after taking their three children on holiday to Greece during the school term time and refusing to pay a subsequent fine.

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Country would "come to standstill" if everyone took holiday at same time

The father who took his three children on holiday during time and was subsequently fined almost £1,000 said outside court that if the whole country took their holidays during the school holidays then the whole country would "come to a standstill".

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