Welwyn Garden City parents fined hundreds of pounds as children miss school

PUBLISHED: 13:29 28 September 2018 | UPDATED: 13:30 28 September 2018

St Albans Magistrates' Court.

St Albans Magistrates' Court.


Welwyn Garden City parents have been fined hundreds of pounds after their children failed to regularly attend school.

The Welwyn Garden City mum of a child who failed to regularly attend secondary school over a period of three months was fined £300 at St Albans Magistrates’ Court on September 14.

She was also ordered to pay victim services £30 and costs of £125, totalling £455.

The child’s father was also taken to court and given the same fine and costs.

Another Welwyn Garden City mum was fined after her child regularly failed to attend secondary school over a period of four months.

She was fined £300, ordered to pay victim services £30 and costs of £125.

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