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Third anniversary of the KickStart Money programme

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1393: tabled on 25 January 2021

Tabled in the 2019-21 session.

This motion has been signed by 10 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House recognises the importance of financial education for children and young people to equip them to navigate future financial responsibilities, risks and economic shocks; emphasises the need for financial education for children at a primary school level to install positive habits and attitudes towards money when those habits are first formed; welcomes the work of KickStart Money and MyBnk in providing free financial education to almost 19,000 primary school pupils in three years in addition to online and virtual provision during a time of covid-19 restrictions; and encourages the Department for Education to produce a strategy to ensure that every child receives a high-quality and effective financial education.