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Two percent decrease in private law cases received by Cafcass in October

Date:13 NOV 2015
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 were received.

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.