The Archbishop of Canterbury has criticised the jailing of a mother because of her daughter's truancy.

Patricia Amos, of Banbury, Oxfordshire, was sentenced on Tuesday to 28 days in prison for letting her daughter Jacqueline, 14, miss classes.
Opening a Lords debate, Dr Rowan Williams said the sentence would have a harmful effect on the family.

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