Premature conversion to the new CSA scheme - A loophole that may thwart government policy
by Barry Pearson
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Premature conversion to the new CSA scheme
A loophole that may thwart government policy
by Barry Pearson
16th February 2003
 
Contents
  Summary
  Introduction
    Presentation style
    The situations examined in this paper
  Case study 1: £0 assessment, but £5 calculation
  Case study 2: Fairly average examples with 2 or 3 children
  Case study 3: High housing cost
  Case study 4: Higher caps under the new scheme
  Appendix A - Government intentions
    Evidence given to the Select Committee
    Government's response to the report
    Parliamentary debate
    Legislation
  Appendix B - useful comparisons between the schemes
    The effect of multiple children
    The effect of high housing costs
References
  Downloads (to obtain this paper in Word or Acrobat format)
  Covering letter to Doug Smith, CEO of the CSA
  Covering letter to Baroness Hollis, Minister for Child Support (etc)
  Responding letter from Doug Smith, CEO of the CSA
  Debate in Parliament
  The Child Support (Transitional Provisions) Regulations 2000 (regulation 28)
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