NATIONAL NEWS: Dad pays £60 fine for taking son out of school - in one and two pence pieces

A dad fined for taking his son out of school for a holiday has paid the £60 bill - in one and two pence pieces.

Brent Catterson, 36, was ordered to pay after taking his eight-year-old son Michael on a four-day trip to Majorca without permission in May.

Brent Catterson.

Brent Catterson.

But Brent had the last laugh when he dumped thousands of coins on the desk at his local council office in Shropshire before walking out.

What do you think? Did Brent do the right thing? Or was he out of order? Let us know your thoughts.