Quotes of the week

20th April 2012 at 01:00

"The earlier schools address poor attendance patterns, the less likely it is that they will become a long-term issue." The Westminster government's expert adviser on behaviour, Charlie Taylor, who proposed docking truancy fines from child benefit if parents fail to pay.

"It's time that Britain's internet service providers. took on more of the responsibility to keep children safe." Claire Perry, Conservative MP and chairwoman of the independent parliamentary inquiry on online child protection.

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