Brass in pocket;Child File;The week in Education;Briefing;News and opinion

26th November 1999 at 00:00
A STUDY in the British Journal of Developmental Psychology on pocket money showed that five-year-olds received an average of 62 pence a week, 11-year olds pound;3 and older teenagers,pound;6. Children got paid three years earlier than their parents did, but were twice as likely to do chores in return.

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