Parents fined £24m for children's truancy and term time holidays
In March 2018 Laurence Cawley reported that parents across England and Wales had been fined about £24m for failing to send their children to school during the past three years. The data unit helped create a map (with Daniel Dunford from the Visual Journalism team) and charts to illustrate the story.
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- Interactive map: Number of penalties awarded to parents for failing to send their children to school, per 1,000 pupils
- Multiple bar chart: Areas issuing the most fines for truancy and holidays