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Is the proposed investment to comply with a Will Trust or other Trust, or is the parent just wanting to invest the child's own money?
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The investment would need to be made in the name of the parent- and designate on the application form that you are holding them on behalf of a child (by adding the child’s name or initials to the form).
A lot of Management/Investment Companies have plans specifically for children, so you are best to look into one of these.
I hope this assists and sets out the legal position.