MEDIA STATEMENT FROM MARRIAGE FOUNDATION FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tide turns for marriage as latest figures show uptick in couples tying the knot The latest ONS figures on families and household statistics for England & Wales show marriage rates are up after a long period of decline. Among families with dependent children, 61.9 per cent […]
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.