HC Deb 11 March 2004 vol 418 c1644W
Mr. Laws

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what his estimate is of the total cost of the Child Trust Fund for each year from 2004–05 to 2009–10, broken down by(a) start-up costs, (b) annual administration costs and (c) other costs; and if he will make a statement. [156758]

Ruth Kelly

I refer the hon. Member to the Regulatory Impact Assessment published with the Child Trust Fund Bill in November 2003, the Explanatory Note that accompanied the publication of the Child Trust Fund Bill on 4 February 2004; and the answers I gave the hon. Member for Tatton (Mr. Osborne) on 4 December 2003,Official Report, columns 138–39W.