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Lots of interesting articles by our team about marriage and commitment, family policy, our research findings and other marriage-related stuff

How ‘naked weddings’ could help reduce the ‘marriage gap’

According to our new survey of 2,000 young adults for Marriage Week 10-16 May 2021, nearly one in three 18-30s say they would be more …

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Most young adults want to marry. So why won’t our politicians back marriage?

Our new survey of 2,000 young adults for Marriage Week 10-16 May 2021 finds that over 80% of 18-30s want to marry. So why won’t …

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Hungary shows what effective family policy can look like

I recently interviewed Hungary families minister Katalin Novak to find out why their marriage rates have soared by 72% in just five years. Her answer …

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Sewell Report highlights the damage caused by family breakdown, but doesn’t offer solutions

This article was first published by ConservativeHome Harry Benson is Research Director for the Marriage Foundation and co-author of What Mums Want (and Dads Need to Know). The …

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Why Are Lone-Parent Families Declining in the UK?

This article was first published by Institute for Family Studies Play around with the annual UK survey data on Families and Households released in February by the …

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So much for the ‘divorce boom’

Today’s release by the Ministry of Justice shows new divorce petitions were UP by just 5 per cent during the final quarter of 2020, compared …

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