Guidance

Child maintenance arrangements made after speaking to CM Options: information and methodology

Information on the quarterly surveys and the annual longitudinal survey of child maintenance outcomes for parents that have spoken to Child Maintenance (CM) Options.

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Child maintenance arrangements made after speaking to CM Options: background information and methodology

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Details

The Child maintenance arrangements made after speaking to CM Options statistics allow people to see:

  • the types of arrangements parents are trying after speaking to the CM Options service
  • the number of children who may benefit from these arrangements
Published 3 August 2016
Last updated 25 April 2018 + show all updates
  1. Published a revised background and methodology document, updated to support the April 2018 release of child maintenance arrangements made after speaking to CM Options statistics (data to December 2017). The revised version is dated April 2018.
  2. Published a revised background and methodology document, updated to support the January 2018 release of child maintenance arrangements made after speaking to CM Options statistics (data to Sept 2017). The revised version is dated January 2018.
  3. Published a revised background and methodology document, updated to support the October release of effective family-based child maintenance arrangements statistics (data to June 2017).
  4. Changed the description of the methodology for calculating the stock of effective family-based arrangements and the number of children benefiting from these.
  5. Added revised effective family-based arrangement background and methodology document with various changes throughout.
  6. Revised effective family-based arrangement background and methodology document with new table on page 4.
  7. First published.