Parents who took advantage of cheaper term-time fares prior to Supreme Court ruling could now be prosecuted

arents who took advantage of a favourable court judgment in order to book family holidays during term time now face fines and a criminal conviction after a landmark legal ruling.


The Supreme Court said yesterday that parents could not remove children from school to take advantage of cheaper fares and hotels outside of the peak holiday season.


The judgment overturned earlier court victories in favour of Jon Platt, a businessman from the Isle of Wight, who had refused to pay a £120 fine for taking his six-year-old daughter to Disney World in Florida in 2015.


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