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Children: Maintenance

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN 27776, tabled on 22 February 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what amount of (a) 1993 and (b) 2003 Child Support Agency scheme arrears are currently being handled by the Child Maintenance Service; and to how many case groups those arrears relate.

Answered on

25 February 2016

As at 31 December 2015 the total amount of 1993 and 2003 Child Support Agency scheme arrears held on the 2012 system and currently being handled by the Child Maintenance Service stood at £92.6 million.

Information on related case groups and break downs by scheme are not readily available and could only be provided at disproportionate cost.

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