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Children: Maintenance

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN 171429, tabled on 6 September 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether her Department has plans to undertake an assessment of the effectiveness of the Child Maintenance Scheme computer system; and if she will make a statement.

Answered on

14 September 2018

The effectiveness of the Department’s systems including the 2012 Child Maintenance System is continuously reviewed. A service improvement programme was established in April 2018 and has resulted in better performance, more stability, fewer incidents and a reduction in known problems.