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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Dad fined for term-time holiday: It wasn't about money

A father who was fined £630 after taking his three children on holiday during school term time has said the decision had nothing to do with saving money on out-of-season fares.

Stewart Sutherland, from Telford, told ITV News Central that he feels angry and bitter:

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