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New private law cases received by Cafcass in February up 10% on a year ago

3,237 new cases received

In February 2016, Cafcass received a total of 3,237 new private law cases.  This is a 10% increase on February 2015 levels.

There have been 18,753 new cases in the last six months which represents a 6% increase on the same perios a year ago.

The month-by-month figures are here.