Channel 4 is at it again, recruiting single people to take part in the fourth series of their reality programme Married at first sight. In what the makers describe as a social experiment, three couples will marry, having met for the first time just a few hours before they walk up the aisle. They will […]
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.