Figures released by Cafcass show that the number of care applications received in December 2015 increased by 17% from those received in December 2014. A total of 1,092 care applications were received.
BetweenApril 2014 and March 2015Cafcass received a total of11,155applications. This figure is 5% higherwhen compared to the same period in the previous financial year, when10,620 applications were received.
The full figures are available on the Cafcass website.