Parents fined over term time holiday

A couple have been fined £630 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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People behind regulations 'don't live in the real world'

Stewart Sutherland has described the new regulations that resulted in him and his wife getting fined for taking their kids on holiday during term time as a farce.

Speaking outside the court, the Ministry of Defence guard told reporters: "The people who make these laws and policies don't live in the real world."

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