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Children: Maintenance

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 23rd January 2020.

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Photo of Marion Fellows Marion Fellows SNP Whip, Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Disabilities)

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many cases the Child Maintenance Service has handled under (a) direct pay and (b) collect and pay in each year since 2013.

Photo of Mims Davies Mims Davies The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

Holding answer received on 20 January 2020

Please find attached data on the number of child maintenance arrangements. We are unable to provide information back to 2013 as data is only available since 2015.

The number of Child Maintenance Arrangements

The number of child maintenance arrangements managed by the Child Maintenance Service, split by service type

Child Maintenance Arrangements

Quarter Ending

Direct Pay

C&P total

Mar-15

79,100

37,200

Mar-16

141,900

61,900

Mar-17

220,600

95,400

Mar-18

272,100

137,600

Mar-19

307,600

165,700

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