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Child Trust Fund: EU Nationals

Volume 490: debated on Monday 30 March 2009

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what conditions of eligibility for the child trust fund apply to migrant workers from EU accession states. (262723)

Children of migrant workers from EU accession states are eligible for a child trust fund account if:

they were born on or after 1 September 2002;

have been or are resident in the UK on or after 6 April 2005, while not being subject to immigration controls; and

have been or are in a child benefit award on or after 6 April 2005, the date the child trust fund scheme was launched.