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Children: Maintenance

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 11th December 2017.

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Photo of Gavin Newlands Gavin Newlands Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Sport)

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether his Department plans to bring forward proposals to factor unearned income into child maintenance payment plans.

Photo of Caroline Dinenage Caroline Dinenage The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

The Child Maintenance Scheme already allows for a paying parent’s unearned income to be taken into account within a child maintenance calculation.

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