Figures show that almost nine out of ten non-resident parents within the CSA system are now contributing towards child maintenance to support their children.
In the past 12 months, the CSA has apparently helped collect and arrange more than £1.2 billion of payments, thanks to tougher enforcement action against parents who previously refused to pay, as well as vastly improved processes.
This is a substantial turnaround for the body, which has been heavily criticised for the arrears that built up since its inception in 1993. During the worst period, arrears were building up at a rate of £20 million a month.
Action available against non-resident parents who refuse to pay towards the upbringing of their children includes:
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