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No cash for mothers


RACHELLE AGARD, [email protected]

No cash for mothers

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A number of mothers are fuming at not being able to obtain child maintenance for the last few weeks.

And Supreme Court Registrar Barbara Cooke-Alleyne has admitted that some administrative issues last month at the Holetown Court affected the payment of maintenance.

A mother, speaking to THE NATION, said she went to the Holetown Magistrates’ Court twice to collect the money for her children last month, only to be turned away.

“I was told to come back on Monday, after going last Friday. Prior to the Friday episode the . . . was telling the staff there not to pay out any money,” she said of her December experience.

She was among several women who encountered the problem prior to, and during the Christmas season. (RA)

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