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Further debate on Child Trust Funds in the House of Lords

22.06.21

On Tuesday 22nd June 2021, the Child Trust Fund Access campaign was debated for a fourth time in the House of Lords in as many months. Lord Young of Cookham, who is a leading supporter of the campaign and helping drive the need for urgent reform to how disabled children can access their own savings


Child Trust Fund Access in the House of Lords

25.03.21

On Thursday 25th March 2021 the Child Trust Fund Access campaign was debated for a third time in the House of Lords. Lord Young of Cookham posed a question regarding an update on access to Child Trust Funds for those with learning disabilities, asking what the Government has done since the working group was announced


Child Trust Fund campaign update – February 2021

17.02.21

As we reported back in December, our Child Trust Fund Access campaign took an interesting turn when the Ministry of Justice announced an update to the Child Trust Fund scheme detailing the ability for parents to apply for a fee waiver in exceptional circumstances. However far from being a solution, the revised process enabling the