The future of child maintenance - LITRG response to DWP Green Paper

Published on 7 April 2011

While the Child Maintenance Act 2008 was in development, LITRG sat on a DWP working group examining child maintenance variations. Amongst other things, this looked at the issues surrounding use of data from HM Revenue and Customs in the child maintenance assessment process. Most of the issues we had put forward were left unresolved.

We focus our response to this DWP consultation paper on those two key areas – the use of HM Revenue and Customs data in child maintenance calculations, and advice to separating couples.

To see the DWP consultation paper please use the link.

The LITRG response can be accessed below.

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