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.
First comes love, then comes marriage… tying the knot before first baby is a key ingredient for marriage success
In the first ever UK study of its kind, new research from Marriage Foundation, a think tank dedicated to building stronger families, has found that