Marriage Week UK launches today under the banner of a ‘recipe for a happy marriage‘. And so we thought we’d try and find some evidence to see whether it wasn’t just the recipe that made a marriage but the entire meal. With my colleague Professor Steve McKay at the University of Lincoln, we delved into […]
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.