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Private law cases received by Cafcass in April 2017 decrease by 7%

Date:11 MAY 2017
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In April 2017, Cafcass received a total of 3,219 new private law cases.

In April 2016, Cafcass had received 3,461 private law cases, following on from 2,859 in April 2015.

The figure for April 2017 shows a 7% decrease on April 2016 levels (note that there were fewer working days available in April 2017 compared with April 2016 due to bank holidays).

The full figures are available on the Cafcass website.

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