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.

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First comes love, then comes marriageā€¦ 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.

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Couples who stay together enjoy degree-equivalent boost to income

01-Mar-2015

Staying together can have the same positive impact on subsequent income as having a degree, a new study by Marriage Foundation has found.

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Marriage Foundation hails six years of marriage stability

28-Jan-2015

New figures from the Office for National Statistics show the proportion of married families in Britain has been stable for the last six years.

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Marriage Foundation/Sunday Times debate:"Is there a difference between marriage and cohabitation?"

19-Dec-2014

Marriage Foundation and the Sunday Times jointly hosted a well attended and much noticed debate at the News Building on January 8th.

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BBC Radio 4 'Today Programme'



Listen to Paul Coleridge telling John Humphrys why he believes Britian needs marriage here (Today Programme, April 30, begins at 0742). See also our news item here



TV


Harry Benson going head-to-head with Denise Robertson on ITV's This Morning (click on picture for link):






Harry Benson on Channel 4 News (click on picture for link):






Radio

MONDAY 30 April


  • 0910 BBC London The Vanessa Feltz Show
  • 1010 BBC West Midland
  • 1040 BBC Newcastle
  • 1205 BBC Humber
  • 1315 BBC Wales
  • UCB (recorded)
  • Premier (recorded)
  • 1940 Channel 4 news

TUESDAY 1 May

  • 0710 BBC Cumbria
  • 0720 BBC Three counties
  • 0750 Premier (live)

0820 BBC York

  • 0905 Newstalk Ireland
  • 0910 BBC Suffolk  Mark Murphy Mid-Morning show
  • 0930 BBC Radio5Live Nicky Campbell show
  • 0945 BBC Coventry & Warwickshire
WEDNESDAY 2 May

  • 1745 BBC Merseyside
  • ITV This Morning 
  • 1005 BBC Bristol
SUNDAY 7 May

  • 0700 until 0900 BBC round robin 10 local stations: 0700 Lincolnshire, 0710 3CR, 0720 Bristol, 0730 Tees. 0740 Nottingham, 0750 Lancashire, 0810 Leicester, 0830 Stoke, 0840 Newcastle, 0850 Wilts
0900 BBC Radio Ulster