To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps she is taking to support parents to secure adequate contact arrangements through the Child Maintenance Service.
6 September 2021
Issues regarding contact arrangements are handled by the family courts. The Child Maintenance Service responsibilities are limited to maintenance payments.
Where possible the Child Maintenance Service supports separated parents to work together in the interests of their children and set up their own family based child maintenance arrangements. Child Maintenance Options provides free and impartial information to help with these decisions