This is one of several talks I gave in Prague in February 2022 to celebrate Czech marriage week (reading time 10 minutes) It would be easy to think that marriage is on the way out. Indeed many prominent commentators think exactly that. After all, marriage rates have been falling across the developed world since 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.