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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Marriage Foundation responds to the Prime Minister's 'family test' announcement

18-Aug-2014

Marriage Foundation welcomes the Prime Minister's support for the family but warns that without explicit support for marriage, the new initiatives will have little or no impact on family breakdown.

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Penelope Leach's 'Family Breakdown'

23-Jul-2014

Paul Coleridge writes in his Foreword to this new book: "This should be obligatory reading for anyone even contemplating the ending of a relationship where children are involved."

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Nearly half of today’s 20 year olds will never marry

06-Jun-2014

MF research shows 47 per cent of women and 48 per cent of men aged twenty will never marry.

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Launch Gallery

 

The launch of the Marriage Foundation took place at Middle Temple Hall on Tuesday May 1, 2012.
 
    

There were speeches by Sir Paul Coleridge and Lord Sacks, the Chief Rabbi.  See this page for what was said during the course of the evening and this page for media coverage of the launch. 

   

Followed by a presentation by Rachel Gardner and young people from the Romance Academy.

   

A star performance of "Dino Love" by slam poet Harry Baker went down well.

  

Among other speakers was Baroness Butler-Sloss. Sir Paul also took the opportunity to introduce Harry Benson, the Marriage Foundation's newly-appointed Communications Director.

Further photographs can be see on our Facebook page