HC Deb 11 November 1999 vol 337 c813W
Miss McIntosh

To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security what representations he has received on(a) his proposals for reform of the Child Support Agency and (b) the length of time of the implementation of his proposals. [97925]

Angela Eagle

Our proposals which will benefit over a million more children have received widespread support. Many people have said that they want to see the reforms implemented quickly. However, we need to make substantial changes to the legislation and to the way the CSA operates. We will not repeat the mistakes of the current scheme by rushing these changes into effect before we are ready.

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