Child Support: issues for the future

Publication date: 1997 Format: Paperback, 48 pages Published by: Child Poverty Action Group
ISBN: 0 946744 96 3

The latest research findings show the impact of the child support scheme on children, lone parents, fathers and second families, and the wider effect on attitudes to family responsibilities and obligations. Child Support: Issues for the future highlights the main issues for drawing up realistic policy proposals for the future of child support.

The Child Support Agency is hurting the very people it should be helping – the country’s poorest children…The study, by the Child Poverty Action Group, says it has made children more deprived…only a minority of single parents receive maintenance, through the CSA or otherwise’ Observer