When we are finally released from house arrest and given our freedom back, one group of people can breathe a particular sigh of relief. Couples who have been thrown together for the duration of lockdown have a one-off opportunity to call it a day. For those whose relationship wasn’t turning into happily ever after, the […]
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.