Private Client: Lack of support
This month's Queen's Speech has signalled the end of the much-maligned Child Support Agency. However, Paul Aitchison questions whether its replacement will be an improvement
The Child Support Bill, announced in this year’s Queen’s Speech, will see the Child Support Agency (CSA) scrapped after 13 years of largely fruitless service. In its place will be a smaller body which, on the one hand, will intervene only when families cannot reach agreement and, on the other, will have greater powers to recover maintenance.
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