ONS has released new population estimates of marital status and living arrangement in England & Wales from 2002 to 2019 Here’s what Marriage Foundation Research Director Harry Benson has to say: “The number of people who are married in England & Wales remains at over 23 million, close to the highest levels since 2002. Despite the slow […]
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.