Wisbech mum landed with £200 fine after court hears her son skipped lessons on average TWO days in every FIVE

Court report

Court report - Credit: Archant

The parent of a child has been fined for failing to ensure her son attends school.

The mother – who did not appear in court – was convicted in her absence and fined £200 with £150 costs and a £20 victim surcharge.

Peterborough magistrates heard that the child – who cannot be named for legal reasons – recorded an attendance rate of just 62 per cent at the school in Wisbech.

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