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Number of new private law cases received by Cafcass continues to fall

13% decrease in October year-on-year

In October 2014, Cafcass received a total of 3,419 new private law cases.  This is a 13% decrease on October 2013 levels.

Since April 2014 Cafcass has received a total of 19,659 new cases, representing a fall of 34% compared with figures for the corresponding months last year (29,821). The figures for each month from October 2013 has been lower than for the same month in the previous year.

The full month-by-month figures are here.