Figures released by Cafcass show that the number of care applications received in January 2016 increased by 16%
from those received in January 2015
. A total of 1,040
care applications were received.
Between April 2014 and March 2015
Cafcass received a total of 11,157
applications. This figure is 5% higher
when compared to the same period in the previous financial year, when 10,620
applications were received.
The full figures are available on the Cafcass website