Marriage Foundation’s Chairman, Sir Paul Coleridge, contributed a Foreword to Penelope Leach’s new book ‘Family Breakdown’, in which he says: “This book should be obligatory reading for anyone even contemplating the ending of a relationship where children are involved.” Details of how to buy copies of the book can be found here. See also Joanna […]
Family breakdown costs £50bn a year
When couples split up, families move from one to two households. Poverty is a common outcome that affects children. Six out of ten lone parents are supported by the state compared to one out of ten couple parents. That's where most of the £50bn is spent.