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Care applications received by Cafcass in April 2016 increase by 28%

Date:12 MAY 2016
In April 2016, Cafcass received a total of 1,221 care applications. This figure represents a 28% increase compared to those received in April 2015 and a 25% increase compared to March 2014.

Between April 2015 and March 2016 Cafcass received a total of 12,758 applications.
This figure is 14% higher when compared in the previous financial year, when 11,159 applications were received.

The full figures are available on the Cafcass website.