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In the news: Parents of truants must pay fines, or have benefits cut (6/10/2015)

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Last updated on 6 October 2015
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Prime minister David Cameron has announced plans to deduct truancy fines from the child benefits of parents who fail to pay them. Currently, two fifths of fines go unpaid as LAs fail to take legal action against parents of persistent absentees.

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