Divorce rates fall to lowest level in 30 years

Responding to the latest ONS data on divorce rates, which show a 59 per cent decrease in divorce in the first three years of marriage from their peak in 1993, Harry Benson, research director of Marriage Foundation commented: “It is excellent news that marriages today are more stable than at any time since the 1970s. […]

Divorce rates fallen by over half among newlyweds

PRESS RELEASE FROM MARRIAGE FOUNDATION Date: 20 September 2018 Divorce rates fallen by over half among newlyweds UK divorce rates among newlyweds have dropped to their lowest levels in thirty years, new analysis has found. The proportion of couples divorcing after three years has more than halved since rates peaked in 1993. For couples married […]

Why advocates of marriage have nothing to fear from no-fault divorce

The Times and Marriage Foundation will be hosting a top-level debate “Is it time to reform our divorce laws?” at 1830 next Monday 24 September at the News Building. Details of how to get tickets here.  Last week the government launched a consultation paper about reforming the legal requirements for divorce. The proposal to remove […]