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Private law cases received by Cafcass in September 4 per cent above a year ago

3,637 new cases received

In September 2017, Cafcass received a total of 3,637 new private law cases. This is a 4 per cent increase compared with those received in September 2016.

In the current year (which runs from April 2017), care applications are running about 5.5 per cent higher than the same period a year ago.

For the month-by-month figures, click here.