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The well-known expert in personal finance, Martin Lewis has backed Bethan Jenkins' Financial Education Bill. He said:
An Assembly Member has been setting out a potential new law that she hopes will help tackle the rising reliance on payday loans companies. Bethan Jenkins will introduce a backbench Financial Education and Inclusion Bill in the Senedd tomorrow.
If it wins support from other AMs, the bill would lead to more financial education in schools and later in life. It would also look at what more local councils could do, for instance in preventing access to payday lenders' websites on authority-owned computers.
Bethan Jenkins has praised existing financial education in schools, but says more can be done.