Children: Maintenance

Work and Pensions written question – answered on 29th February 2012.

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Photo of Anne Begg Anne Begg Chair, Work and Pensions Committee

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what estimate his Department has made of the cost of collecting a £20 application fee to access the future statutory maintenance system in (a) the current spending review period until 2014-15 and (b) the following spending review period.

Photo of Maria Miller Maria Miller The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

The application fee is payable upfront before an application proceeds and is collected as part of the application process. The incremental costs are expected to be negligible.

Further details will follow in the impact assessments which will accompany the charging regulations.

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