Schools: Financial Literacy - Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 11:06 am on 20 April 2023.

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Photo of Baroness Lampard Baroness Lampard Conservative 11:06, 20 April 2023

My Lords, I draw attention to my registered interest as chair of GambleAware. Research shows that 96% of 11 to 24 year-olds are exposed to gambling marketing and advertising, and that exposure to gambling marketing can influence their attitudes towards gambling and the likelihood of them gambling in the future. In the light of that, what specific measures are the Government taking to ensure that schoolchildren are educated about the financial as well as other risks associated with gambling?