The Times: "Revealed: shocking cost of divorce for children"

24-Nov-2014

Sir Paul Coleridge: "Children almost never perform at their highest potential when their emotional life is chaotic, and family breakdown is the arch contributor to that. How many more studies and statistics do we need before we all, including government,...

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Bleak prospects for teens who never marry, finds The Marriage Foundation

17-Nov-2014

Far fewer 20 year olds are predicted to marry than the previous generation; only 52 per cent of 20 year olds compared to 68 per cent of 40 year olds.

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The Sunday Times: "Marriage is a choice, a pledge, a commitment — it is a conscious decision with big life-enhancing powers"

27-Oct-2014

"To make that pledge in front of a posse of friends and family is particularly binding. Such vows are not broken lightly."

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UK lone parent capital of Western Europe

10-Oct-2014

Latest data shows the UK has the highest rate of family breakdown in Western Europe. Figures calculated by Eurostat, the EU’s primary statistics body, and uncovered by The Marriage Foundation show that, for the first time, the UK has the highest proporti...

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The Launch of the Marriage Foundation

The Marriage Foundation was launched on May 1st, 2012 at Middle Temple Hall. For more details see:

MF Launch Gallery
MF Launch Speeches, etc
Video of Speeches
MF Launch in Media
(Times and Sunday Times)
(Law Gazette)
TV and Radio
(BBC Today Programme - at 0742)
Other Responses 


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How to Stay in Touch

To receive regular updates on the progress of the Marriage Foundation please send an email with your details to: p.coleridge@marriagefoundation.org


How You Can Help

We are always grateful for help from people who:

• will publicly endorse the Foundation and its aims

• will provide or help raise the funds to establish the Foundation as an
independent body with the resources to make a significant impact

• advise and guide the work of the Foundation.


Please get in touch if you want to help: p.coleridge@marriagefoundation.org