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New petition - NRPs who fail to support their child/children should be prosecuted for neglect.

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CreviceImp Thu 07-Apr-16 11:42:49

Hello everyone,

I have started a new petition and made it more specific. Please lend your support.

I will paste the detail of the petition next
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CreviceImp Thu 07-Apr-16 11:45:13

Kerry Ann Howard,You’re not done yet!Forward the email below to your potential supporters.5 people need to click the link and confirm their support for us to publish your petition.Thanks,The Petitions teamUK Government and ParliamentI’ve made a petition – will you sign it?Click this link to sign the petition:ink{

My petition:

Charge non-resident parents who evade child support payments with child neglect.

Current legislation does not recognise non-payment of child support as neglect. After a year of non-compliance separate criminal charges should be brought against such non-resident parents for child neglect. Resident parents should also be able to prosecute non-compliant NRP for financial abuse.

Figures from 2011 indicate that 95.2% of parents who approached the Child Support Agency in order to access their legal entitlement for child maintenance were female. The failure to collect rates are astonishing. It is therefore a gender inequality issue. This social injustice needs to be urgently addressed.The far reaching repercussions have to be legally recognised for both the parent with care and the child/ren when one parent fails to support their child/ren. It is neglect and abuse.

Click this link to sign the petition:]]l

CreviceImp Thu 07-Apr-16 13:28:55

Will update if it is signed off so those who want to get behind it can

BeccaMumsnet (MNHQ) Thu 07-Apr-16 13:39:50

Hi all - we're going to move this over to our Petitions topic.

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