Children: Maintenance

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 8th January 2019.

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Photo of Mike Penning Mike Penning Conservative, Hemel Hempstead

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many appeals to the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman relating to the (a) Child Support Agency and (b) Child Maintenance Service have been upheld in each of the last 10 years.

Photo of Mike Penning Mike Penning Conservative, Hemel Hempstead

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many times the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman has found against the Child Support Agency for maladministration; and how much compensation was paid in each of the last six years.

Photo of Justin Tomlinson Justin Tomlinson The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

The Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman (PHSO) is independent of Government and has agreed to write to the Hon. Member with the relevant information.

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