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Cafcass records highest ever care demand statistics for April

748 applications in April 2012

Care application demand has remained at a very high level. During April 2012 Cafcass received a total of 748 applications which is the highest ever number recorded by Cafcass for April.

During 2011-12, Cafcass received 10,218 new applications. This figure is 11% higher when compared to the last financial year. Applications received between May 2011 to February 2012 during this year have been the highest ever recorded by Cafcass for these individual months. January 2012 saw the highest ever number of care applications recorded in an individual month, with 916 applications.

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