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Children: Maintenance

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN 38452, tabled on 22 July 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what recent assessment her Department has made of the effectiveness of the Child Maintenance Service in considering the income of each parent when calculating the child maintenance payments.

Answered on

6 September 2021

It is important that all parents, meet their responsibility for supporting their children. The child maintenance calculation is reviewed annually to make sure it is in line with the paying parent's circumstances.

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