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Ministerial Corrections

Monday 30 June 2008

Work and Pensions

Children: Maintenance

Chris Grayling: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what the average length of a repayment schedule agreed by the Child Support Agency was in the last period for which figures are available. [203262]

[Official Report, 9 June 2008, Vol. 477, c. 21W.]

Letter from James Plaskitt:

An error has been identified in the written answer given to the hon. Member for Epsom and Ewell (Chris Grayling) on 9 June 2008. The final paragraph should have read as follows:


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“The Agency collected or arranged more than £1 billion in maintenance in the twelve months to March 2008, of which £126m was arrears. This is almost twice the £68 million of arrears collected in the year to March 2005 before the full introduction of the Operational Improvement Plan.”

Mr. Touhig: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what factors are taken into account by the Child Support Agency when calculating the repayment of arrears. [212802]

[Official Report, 23 June 2008, Vol. 478, c. 6W.]

Letter from James Plaskitt:

An error has been identified in the written answer given to the right hon. Member for Islwyn (Mr. Touhig) on 23 June 2008. The final paragraph should have read as follows:

“The Agency collected or arranged more than £1 billion in maintenance in the twelve months to March 2008, of which £126m was arrears. This is almost twice the £68 million of arrears collected in the year to March 2005 before the full introduction of the Operational Improvement Plan.”


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