No right to silence

Health Visit. 1993 Mar;66(3):102.


Enforcement of maintenance payments by absent parents will not necessarily mean the child is better off. Women who refuse to disclose the identity of the absent parent may face deductions from their state benefits. In the first of two articles Beth Lakhani of the Child Poverty Action Group describes how the new Child Support Agency will operate.

MeSH terms

  • Child
  • Child Custody / economics*
  • Child Custody / legislation & jurisprudence
  • Humans
  • Social Security / economics*
  • Social Security / legislation & jurisprudence
  • Truth Disclosure
  • United Kingdom