'Strip absent fathers' of benefits

Wednesday, 14 March 2012

'Strip absent fathers' of benefits

Synopsis

"The organisation also demands that fathers are named on birth certificates. Child maintenance payments must remain in place for each child regardless of whether the parent goes on to have more children with new partners, it adds.

"The report calls for single parents claiming income support to be exempted from paying a fee to use the CSA under changes being introduced by the Government, warning it will deter the poorest from chasing payments."

See the full article on The Guardian's website