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25 per cent increase in care applications received by Cafcass in June

Sep 29, 2018, 22:13 PM
family law, care applications, Cafcass, local authority, children
Statistics released today by Cafcass, the Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service, show that in April 2015 Cafcass received a total of 946 care applications, representing a 18% increase when compared to figures from April 2014. This figure also represents the highest number to date of care applications received during the month of June.
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In June 2015, Cafcass received a total of 1,104 care applications. This figure represents a 25% increase compared to those received in June 2014.

Between April 2014 and March 2015 Cafcass received a total of 11,143 applications.

This figure is 5% higher when compared to the same period in the previous financial year, when 10,620 applications were received.

Demand peaked during a few months. For example, new applications received in the month of April and October 2013 were the highest ever recorded by Cafcass in those individual months.

The full figures are available on the Cafcass website.
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