To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families
(1) what the Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service's budget was in (a) 2008-09 and (b) 2009-10; and what budget is planned for 2010-11;
(2) whether the Children and Families Courts Advisory and Support Service expects to overspend on its budget for 2009-10.
I refer the hon. Member to the reply given to him and my hon. Friend Kelvin Hopkins on
The exact level of CAFCASS's total funding for 2010-11 will be finalised in the context of discussions about CAFCASS's remit in 2010-11. The Department will continue to work closely with CAFCASS to monitor financial pressures.