Marriage rates see shocking fall, finds Marriage Foundation

27-Apr-2016

First marriage rates are now at an all-time low for brides at 25.6 per 1,000 single women, and equal to the previous all-time low seen in 2009 for grooms at 21.7 per 1,000 unmarried men. Also the average age at first marriage continues to climb.

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New CIVITAS report on marriage in Britain quotes Marriage Foundation

17-Feb-2016

Independent think tank CIVITAS has released an interesting report on the current state of marriage as an institution and as a social phenomena. The report quotes Marriage Foundation's original research.

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Golden anniversary couples 200 times more likely to live for a century than get a divorce

06-Feb-2016

Couples who have been married fifty years are over 200 times more likely to become centenarians than get a divorce, new research from Marriage Foundation has found.

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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?