Category Archive: (DWP) Child Maintenance

May 21

UK – Child maintenance: Parents ‘must agree or face fee’

The changes to child maintenance are set to be introduced later in the year   Thousands of letters are to be sent to single parents in Britain informing them of changes to their child maintenance arrangements. The government wants parents to agree their child maintenance agreements “amicably” or face a charge. It said the changes …

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Jan 11

WALES/ENGLAND – Appeals process changes for DWP benefits and child maintenance

Changing the appeals process so that more decisions that claimants disagree with are resolved without being sent to the Tribunals Service.   Documents Appeals reform: an introduction PDF, 91.2KB, 8 pages This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request a different format. If you use assistive technology and need a version …

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Dec 14

WALES/ENGLAND – Minister acclaims more separated parents than ever paying towards their children

The progress being made in separated parents accepting financial responsibility for their children.     The minister responsible for child maintenance will today (11 September 2013) hail the progress that has been made in separated parents accepting financial responsibility for their children. At a key summit on children and young people he will say Britain …

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Dec 10

WALES/ENGLAND – Hundreds of millions of pounds for children at risk under child maintenance reforms

More than £300 million in maintenance was collected for children from April to June this year (1), vital support which Gingerbread warns is at risk as the Child Support Agency (CSA) prepares for closure. Existing cases with the CSA will be closed and parents will have to reapply to the new Child Maintenance Service (CMS), …

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Dec 10

WALES/ENGLAND – Child Support Agency quarterly summary statistics: June 2013

A statistical report providing figures on caseloads, enforcement, appeals, collections and outstanding arrears.   Documents Child Support Agency quarterly summary of statistics June 2013 Ref: ISSN: 2047-1904 PDF, 194KB, 48 pages   This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request a different format. If you use assistive technology and need a …

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Dec 10

WALES/ENGLAND – New mark to help separated parents choose the best support to work together in the interests of their children

Organisations that help support separated families can apply for their work to be independently assessed and recognised.   Two charities, Relate and Family Lives, are among the first organisations to be awarded a new mark for their work in helping support separated families. The ‘Help and support for separated families’ (HSSF) mark is designed to …

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