£3bn child maintenance arrears

National Audit Office report says arrears are “uncollectable”

£3bn child maintenance arrears “uncollectable”

National Audit Office reports that £3billion of child maintenance arrears are “uncollectable”.

These alarming findings were published by the NAO following its investigation into the Department for Work and Pensions’ closure of its 1993 and 2013 child maintenance schemes.

The full NAO report is available here: https://www.nao.org.uk/report/child-maintenance-closing-cases-and-managing-arrears-on-the-1993-and-2003-schemes/

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