APPG on Child Maintenance Service
Last updated: 12/09/2023
One Parent Families Scotland provides the joint Secretariat for the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Child Maintenance Services along with Gingerbread.
Child Maintenance Services APPG
Founded in 2022, the Child Maintenance Services All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) is a cross-party group made up of members from both the House of Commons and Lords.
The Child Maintenance Services APPG formal purpose is to raise awareness of the processes and powers of the Child Maintenance Services when it comes to the enforcement of child maintenance payments between separated parents and to analyse the failings of the current system and come up with recommendations..
One Parent Families Scotland and Gingerbread jointly act as the official secretariat, as well as providing advice to the Chair and Officers.
Chair & Registered Contact: Jamie Stone MP (Lib Dem)
House of Commons
Phone: 0207 219 1654
Vice-Chair: Marion Fellows MP (SNP)
Vice-Chair: Rosie Duffield MP (Lab)
Vice-Chair: Daniel Kawczynski MP (Con)
Vice-Chair: Philip Davies MP (Con)
Vice-Chair: Steven Bonnar MP (SNP)
APPG on Child Maintenance Service briefings
June 2023 – Child Poverty
One Parent Families Scotland and Gingerbread produced a short briefing paper on the Child Maintenance Service and child poverty, ahead of the meeting of the APPG which discussed issues related to this topic.Download APPG child maintenance child poverty briefing
August 2023 – Domestic Abuse
One Parent Families Scotland and Gingerbread produced a short briefing paper on the Child Maintenance Service and domestic abuse and the CMS, ahead of the meeting of the APPG which discussed issues related to this topic.Download APPG child maintenance and domestic abuse briefing