Play your part

15th June 2007 at 01:00
A campaign calling for government investment in toy libraries for low-income families has been launched. The charity Play Matters claims that more toy-lending schemes are needed to give children, particularly those with learning difficulties or physical disabilities, access to play equipment.

There are about 1,000 toy libraries in Britain, serving 250,000 children.

The last big government investment was pound;6 million in 2001.

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