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Child Trust Fund Campaign Update – September 2020


In 2016, we launched the Child Trust Fund Access campaign and at the end of August this year we reported that the first children in the UK to receive a Child Trust Fund will be 18 on the 1st September 2020. We shared our concern that this – together with delays in the Court of

The Turner Family

What if it’s too late? An interview with a family whose child with a life limiting condition has money held in a Child Trust Fund


Following the recent media interest in the #ChildTrustFundAccess campaign, which is shining the spotlight on the issue of families and carers with disabled children being able to access their Child Trust Fund, we interview Andrew and Jenny – parents of Mikey who turns eighteen shortly. Can you tell us a little bit about your son Mikey?

Child Trust Funds – parents need to take action now


In 2016, Renaissance Legal launched a campaign to highlight the problem of accessing Child Trust Funds by those who lack the mental capacity to manage their financial affairs when they reach 18 years old. All children born between 1st September 2002 and 2nd January 2011 were given funds to open a Child Trust Fund. The

The Telegraph reports on our Child Fund Access campaign


We are delighted that The Telegraph newspaper has shown support for our Child Trust Fund Access campaign by publishing a piece explaining that families of disabled children may be disadvantaged if they are unable to access money held in their child trust fund when they turn 18. A snapshot of the piece is as follows: