Child Maintenance Service

See our research and submissions to consultations below.

Does the UK CMS deliver value for money for children?

See our submission on the value for money for children of the UK Child Maintenance service after consulting single parent families.

Child maintenance: improving enforcement through the commencement of curfew orders

Read our submission to consultation from the Department of Work and Pensions on using curfew orders to enforce child maintenance payments.

Child Support Collection (Domestic Abuse) Bill

Read One Parent Families Scotland and Scottish Women’s Aid briefing paper on the UK Government bill on improving the experiences of survivors accessing the Child Maintenance Service.

APPG on Child Maintenance Service

One Parent Families Scotland provides the joint Secretariat for the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Child Maintenance Services along with Gingerbread.