The UK has almost the highest rate of family breakdown in Europe and the cost shows no sign of decreasing. 60% of lone parents are on Housing benefit versus only 10% of intact couples.
In the first six years of Marriage Foundation we have focused on establishing the reality of family stability and instability: what actually happens to couples and their children, who stays together and who splits up. This is transforming the debate about marriage which, previously, had been obscured by myths and misconceptions.
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Our analysis of new Office for National Statistics data suggests that only a little over half of all today’s teenagers will get married, in spite …
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