Fiona Robinson and Stuart Sutherland
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Are term-time absence fines fair?

The fining of parents for removing their children from school during term time is to be challenged in a test case.

A father is going to court for refusing to pay a fine of £120 after taking his children to a family member's memorial service, arguing that the prosecution is a breach of the Human Rights Act.

A primary school head teacher, Fiona Robinson, and parent Stewart Sutherland, who was ordered to pay almost £1,000 for taking his children on holiday during term time, spoke to BBC Breakfast.

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