Figures released by Cafcass show that the number of care applications received in February 2016increased by 27% from those received in February 2015. A total of 1,225 care applications were received.
BetweenApril 2014 and March 2015Cafcass received a total of11,157applications. This figure is 5% higherwhen compared to the same period in the previous financial year, when 10,620 applications were received.
The full figures are available on the Cafcass website.