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Accordingly, the Child Support Agency will use only 80 per cent or pounds 400 of his income for assessment purposes.
But, about five years ago, Mr Edwards, a carpenter and joiner who lives in Chapelfields, was told by the court that payments would be taken over by the new Child Support Agency, which would contact him.
If the Child Support Agency took money from those fathers and passed it on to their abandoned families, it would be doing what it should.
He said: "The total amount of debt facing the Northern Ireland Child Support Agency is pounds 58.
The Child Support Agency admitted it made a mistake.
ChildLine fundraiser Sandra Harding said: "We are hugely grateful to staff at the Child Support Agency for their fantastic fundraising efforts.
Sue Stagg of the Child Support Agency said prison sentences in non-payment cases were extremely rare, but the man had been given ample time to pay by the courts.
Goldie, 32, was ordered by the Child Support Agency to pay Marcia pounds 40.
OBVIOUSLY there are huge problems with the Child Support Agency that need to be addressed, however nobody takes a moment to think of the people who work there.
IT IS definitely time that the Child Support Agency was scrapped.
CAN anyone explain how the Child Support Agency calculates maintenance payments?
Absent parents who owe millions of pounds in maintenance payments are to be targeted under a new Child Support Agency crackdown.

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