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Seven per cent increase in private law cases received by Cafcass in January
Date:10 FEB 2016
Figures released by Cafcass show that, in January 2016, the number of private law cases received increased by 7% from January 2015 levels. A total of 2,953 new cases were received.

Between April 2014 and March 2015 Cafcass received a total of 34,116 new private law cases. This figure shows a decrease of 27% from the 46,636 cases received in the previous financial year.

The full figures are available on the Cafcass website.
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