Holiday Father is Local Hero: Variation on the Leaders We Deserve theme

May 19, 2016

Local Hero

A battle with authority has propelled a father into the role of champion of the underdogs against authority. The case illustrates how we create the leaders we deserve

Our story concerns a child who was caught up in a legal battle after being taken on a holiday from her school on the Isle of Wight during term time. The father, a local businessman Mr Jon Platt, after preliminary skirmishes with the School,  was taken to court after refusing to pay the fine imposed.

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