Marriage Foundation/Sunday Times debate:

19-Dec-2014

January 8th in London: "Is there a difference between marriage and cohabitation"

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Q: How many children won't be with both their birth parents this Christmas?
A: Over 4 million

18-Dec-2014

One in three children face Christmas without both parents. For the sake of the next generation, we need to rediscover the importance of prior commitment before having children.

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Better and better off apart: Whither the new ‘family test’?

08-Dec-2014

In the Treasury’s Autumn Statement this week, new rates of tax credit were introduced for the year 2015-16. These show small but significant increases in Child Tax Credits and Working Tax Credits.

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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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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