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Latest Child Support Agency statistics

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has published statistics on the work of the Child Support Agency for the quarter ending September 2012.

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Child support payments in America

Monthly child support payments in the United States averaged $430 per month in 2010, according to new U.S. Census Bureau statistics.

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Charity comments on CMEC review

Commenting on the release of the Public Accounts Committee review of the Child Maintenance and Enforcement Commission (CMEC), 4Children Chief Executive Anne Longfield OBE said:

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CSA quarterly summary of statistics

The Child Maintenance and Enforcement Commission, which is responsible for the functions of the Child Support Agency (CSA), has published the latest statistics on CSA operations. The CSA is responsible for tracing non-resident parents, working out how much child maintenance they should pay and collecting and enforcing payments.

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Feckless fathers should be forced to provide for their children

A new report by think tank Policy Exchange has said that fathers who no longer live with their partners and are on benefits should be made to work if they refuse to take financial responsibility for their children.

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Child Support Agency reforms

Coram Children’s Legal Centre (CCLC), which specialises in law and policy affecting children and young people, has spoken out against the government's proposed reforms to the child maintenance system.

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Latest CSA performance statistics released

The Child Maintenance and Enforcement Commission has published the latest Child Support Agency (CSA) performance statistics.

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Child support arrangements in America

A recent report from the U.S. Census Bureau has revealed that in 2009, 41.2% of custodial parents received the full amount of child support owed them, down from 46.8% in 2007. The proportion of these parents who were owed child support payments and who received any amount at all — either full or partial — declined from 76.3% to 70.8% over the period.

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