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New private law cases received by Cafcass in June drop by 37%, year on year
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In June 2014, Cafcass received a total of 2,651 new private law cases.
This is a 37% decrease
on June 2013 levels.
Between April 2013
and March 2014
Cafcass received a total of 46,371
new private law cases.
This figure shows an increase of 2%
from the 45,605
cases received in the previous financial year.
New cases received during the first six months were 15% higher than the same period in the previous year and demand in April, May, June, July and August, was the highest ever recorded by Cafcass in those individual months. The rise in demand then slowed down during the latter part of the year, with demand for all months from October 2013 onwards lower than the same months in the previous financial year.
The full figures are available on the Cafcass website