Child Trust Fund is launched

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The Government officially launched the Child Trust Fund today.

Chancellor Gordon Brown and the Minister for Children, Margaret Hodge, announced a list of 75 official providers and distributors for the CTF. The first information packs and vouchers will be sent out in the coming days, and a major advertising campaign will begin next Monday.

Details of the fund are set out on the Child Trust Fund website.

A list of CTF distributors is available on that website but the list of providers has not yet been populated.

Providers are, however, listed in a Treasury press release.

The Chancellor said: "Our aim is a Britain of ambition and aspiration where not just some but all children have the best possible start in life. The Child Trust Fund is designed to ensure that every child in our country has asset...

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11th Jan 2005 17:34

Tax Justice - not if you're my youngest son

He was born on 31 August 2002 and so missed out on this by 24 hours!

Mind you - he'll go to school a year earlier. Perhaps we should put what we save on nursery fees into an account for him instead. It will come to more.

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