Latest family court statistics from the Ministry of Justice show that the number of divorce completions shot up by 23% in the twelve months to the end of March 2020, as reported in the Daily Mail. Note that these numbers precede both lockdown in late March – so have nothing to do with Covid – […]
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.