All of us want reliable love, a relationship that works, and children who turn out healthy and well. The research that we have produced over the last seven years – in cooperation with some of the world’s leading researchers in the field – shows that marriage, for all its faults, provides the surest foundation upon which […]
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.