UK survey: parents taking children on holidays during school term time 2017

Parents' opinion on paying the penalty to take children out of school to go on holidays during term time in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2017

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Release date

November 2017

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

2017

Number of respondents

1025*

Special properties

All who took a minimum seven day summer holiday overseas or in the UK in 2017; parents

Supplementary notes

* Total survey respondents. Number of parents not specified.
The original survey question was not provided.

Parents in the United Kingdom who take their children on holidays during term time can face fines up to 60 British pounds per pupil per parent. If the fine is not paid within a certain time, the amount rises to 120 British pounds. Refusal to pay altogether could mean a fine as high as 2,500 British pounds. The rules were introduced in September 2013.

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