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11 MAR 2015

7% increase in care applications received by Cafcass in February

7% increase in care applications received by Cafcass in February
In February 2015, Cafcass received a total of 954 applications. This figure represents a 7% increase compared to those received in February 2014.

Between April 2013 and March 2014 Cafcass received a total of 10,619 applications.

This figure is 4% lower when compared to the same period in the previous financial year, when 11,110 applications were received.

Demand peaked during a few months. For example, new applications received in the month of April and October 2013 were the highest ever recorded by Cafcass in those individual months.

The full figures are available on the Cafcass website.
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