The Government's new charge on parents using a state managed child maintenance payment system is "taking money away from children," Caroline Davey, Director of Policy at the single parent charity Gingerbread, told Good Morning Britain.
Ms Davey said: "The Government will generate millions from this. Some of that money, money for the Government, is being taken away from children."
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