The Child Support Agency has released a new list of the worst excuses parents give for dodging child support payments - including a sex-change Dad who said 'he' was no longer the 'father' of the children.
Work and Pensions Minister Maria Miller said: "Most parents do what's right for their children but, as these ridiculous excuses show, there is still a hardcore trying to avoid paying what they owe. Our reforms will support parents to make their own family-based arrangements and free up the state service to chase those who refuse to co-operate."
Check out some of the silliest reasons for avoidance in our slideshow below:
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