Channel 4’s ‘Married at First Sight’ is no recipe for success

03-Jul-2015

On Thursday 9th July, Channel 4 will be showing the first of a three part series entitled Married at first sight. In what the makers describe as a social experiment, three couples will marry, having met for the first time just a few hours before they wal...

Read more

Up to 1.8 million children endure family breakdown as trend away from marriage intensifies

27-Apr-2015

Over the last thirty five years, nearly two million more children have been born into families that are breaking down as a result of the trend away from marriage, Marriage Foundation has found.

Read more

UK still top in Western Europe for family breakdown

16-Mar-2015

For the second year running, Britain hangs onto the unwelcome top spot for family breakdown across Western Europe.

Read more

First comes love, then comes marriage… tying the knot before first baby is a key ingredient for marriage success

09-Mar-2015

In the first ever UK study of its kind, new research from Marriage Foundation, a think tank dedicated to building stronger families, has found that the recipe for relationship success lies in making the decision to commit before starting a family.

Read more





Launch of Marriage Foundation in the media 

(See also TV and radio coverage on this page.)

The Times and Sunday Times:

A synopsis of articles from The Times and an interview in The Sunday Times can be found here


Law Gazette:

Joshua Rozenberg: "The motives of Sir Paul  Coleridge in launching the Marriage Foundation are laudable."
See a copy of the article here.



 Telegraph
:

Divorce judge: most couples in Hello! magazine end up in my court within a year or two


Sir Paul Coleridge: 'End the scourge of divorce'

Marriage and divorce: we're pulling ourselves apart


Labour rejects tax breaks for married couples


Judge warns against the "Hello magazine approach" to marriage


Yes, marriage is the 'gold standard'


BBC


Marriage breakdown a scourge, says High Court judge



Daily Mail: 

At last! A judge who fights for marriage: Senior family court judge campaigns to break Britain's 'divorce addiction'


Hallelujah! A family court judge has told the truth about the damage divorce wreaks on children


Sir Paul: How my family (despite the odd pointed silence) taught me that marriage is  worth fighting for

 

Express:

Britain's "Addiction to divorce must end"


Evening Standard
:

Judge: Hello! approach is fuelling family breakdown


 

Nipper News:

Marriage breakdown a scourge, says High Court judge

Independent:

Harriet Walker: Don’t blame Hello! for the decline of marriage


Deborah Ross: Please, posh person, tell me how to save my marriage

Guardian:

Zoe Williams: You can't stop divorce, even if you are a family court judge


Editorial - Divorce law: Mending v Ending

 

Wales Online:

Judge's criticism of "Hello! magazine approach" to weddings strikes chord with pundits

 

Dudley News:

Foundation set to champion marriage


Huffington Post

Sir Paul Coleridge, High Court Judge, Campaigns Against 'Scourge Of Divorce'


Is Pro-Marriage Campaign on Firm Foundations?