These are the areas of Britain where children get the most pocket money

When it comes to pocket money, the UK is divided. According to research from Halifax, the amount children receive has risen more than twice as fast as their parents' wages since the late 1980s - and some areas are doing better than others. Here is the average pocket money per week, by region.

1. London - £8.26

2. Scotland £6.73

3. Yorks/Humberside £6.49

=4. North West £6.44

=4. South East £6.44

6. North East £6.23

7. West Midlands £6.03

8. Wales £5.54

9. East Midlands £5.52

10. South West £5.33

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