Research Papers

Establishing the facts about family breakdown
and
transforming the debate about marriage

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.

Briefing Paper

This briefing note draws together our most significant findings to date.

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Family planning

Couples who plan their first pregnancy have a higher chance of staying together long-term than those who do not, a new study from Marriage Foundation

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Cost of Family Breakdown

Government under pressure to back marriage as cost of family breakdown hits £51 billion Family support minister Kit Malthouse will face questioning today by MPs

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