Chance to be Chancellor

That’s right. All 14-to-18 year olds across the country have the opportunity to fill the boots of the Chancellor and develop their own national budget.

The competition, dubbed “Chance to be a Chancellor” is being run by the Citizenship Foundation, supported by Norwich Union and The Times.

Those who cut the best deals on government policy and can justify them to the nation in their budget speech stand to win a Nintendo Wii or an iPod Touch, with nine runners up bagging digital radios.

We think it’s a brilliant idea. Will school children outsmart the Chancellor? Let’s hear your views.

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