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Child Trust Fund

Volume 487: debated on Monday 9 February 2009

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what average payment has been made by parents into existing child trust fund accounts in (a) Houghton and Washington East constituency, (b) Sunderland, (c) the North East and (d) England in each year since the scheme's inception. (254009)

HMRC's Detailed Distributional Analysis, including details of average contributions made by parents and others in all years for which figures are available, was published on 6 November 2008. Geographically this data is only available at Government office region level and can be viewed on the HM Revenue and Customs’ website at:

The average contribution into a Child Trust Fund account registered in England was £261 in 2006-07 and £283 in 2007-08.