Couple fined for term-time holiday

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Stewart Sutherland and his wife Natasha, leave Telford Magistrates' Court in Shropshire, after they were fined ?630 and ordered to pay ?300 in costs, for taking their three children out of school to go on a week-long holiday to Greece. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday January 15, 2014. Sutherland, from Trench, Telford, and his spouse both admitted failing to ensure their children, aged 15, 11, and six, attended school regularly between September 4 and October 25 last year. See PA story COURTS Holiday. Photo credit should read: PA Wire
Stewart Sutherland and his wife Natasha, leave Telford Magistrates' Court in Shropshire, after they were fined ?630 and ordered to pay ?300 in costs, for taking their three children out of school to go on a week-long holiday to Greece. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday January 15, 2014. Sutherland, from Trench, Telford, and his spouse both admitted failing to ensure their children, aged 15, 11, and six, attended school regularly between September 4 and October 25 last year. See PA story COURTS Holiday. Photo credit should read: PA Wire

%VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%A couple who took their three children out of school to go on a week-long holiday to Greece have been fined £630 and ordered to pay £300 in costs.

Stewart Sutherland and his wife Natasha were also handed a £63 victim surcharge after telling magistrates that work commitments had prevented them taking the holiday during the official summer break.