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Care applications received by Cafcass in last year almost 14% ahead of previous 12 months

March 2017 saw 1,288 care applications received

In March 2017, Cafcass received a total of 1,288 care applications.  This figure represents a 4.3% increase compared with those received in March 2016.

In the year April 2016 to March 2017 there were 14,554 applications, compared with 12,792 for the previous 12 months. This represents a rise of 13.8%.

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