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Two percent decrease in private law cases received by Cafcass in October
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Figures released by Cafcass show that, in October 2015
, the number of private law cases received by Cafcass decreased by 2% from October 2014
levels. A total of 3,311 new cases
Between April 2014
and March 2015
Cafcass received a total of 34,171
new private law cases. This figure shows a marked decrease of 27%
from the 46,636
cases received in the previous financial year.
The full figures are available on the Cafcass website