MPs join fight for financial education

first_img whatsapp KCS-content Tags: NULL A PARLIAMENTARY lobbying group campaigning for compulsory financial education in schools will launch on 31 January, with the backing of prominent MPs and industry experts. Chaired by Conservative MP Justin Tomlinson, the all-party parliamentary group is attracting widespread support even before its official launch, with more than 70 MPs interested in joining. Tomlinson will be joined at the House of Commons event by Martin Lewis, founder of consumer website MoneySavingExpert.com, and by Wendy van den Hende, chief executive of the Personal finance education group, an independent charity promoting personal finance for students.Momentum has been steadily gaining in City A.M.’s financial literacy campaign, with backing already from both industry groups and educators. Show Comments ▼ whatsapp Read This NextRicky Schroder Calls Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl ‘Ignorant Punk’ forThe WrapCNN’s Brian Stelter Draws Criticism for Asking Jen Psaki: ‘What Does theThe WrapDid Donald Trump Wear His Pants Backwards? Kriss Kross Memes Have AlreadyThe WrapPink Floyd’s Roger Waters Denies Zuckerberg’s Request to Use Song in Ad:The Wrap’Sex and the City’ Sequel Series at HBO Max Adds 4 More ReturningThe WrapHarvey Weinstein to Be Extradited to California to Face Sexual AssaultThe WrapThe Truth About Bottled Water – Get the Facts on Drinking Bottled WaterGayot’The View’: Meghan McCain Calls VP Kamala Harris a ‘Moron’ for BorderThe Wrap’Black Widow’ First Reactions: ‘This Is Like the MCU’s Bond Movie’The Wrap MPs join fight for financial education Tuesday 18 January 2011 8:45 pm Share last_img