Being a working parent who works with 30 odd other parents, how on earth can we fit our leave into a 6 week period, they will end up not employing mums....... this country is becoming so dictatorial. Corrina B.

MPs back campaign to support hard working parents

More than 200,000 families have already signed up to the Parents Want a Say petition, part of the non-profit organisation of the same name which was recently set up by Craig Langman.

Mr Langman has called for powers to be reverted back to head teachers who have the common sense to make decision for their pupils based on circumstances. This short sighted policy will target the country’s highly valued public sector workers. With Military families, those caring for the elderly, NHS workers and those operating national transport systems, already restricted on when they are able to take holidays.

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