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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Bleak prospects for teens who never marry, finds The Marriage Foundation

17-Nov-2014

Far fewer 20 year olds are predicted to marry than the previous generation; only 52 per cent of 20 year olds compared to 68 per cent of 40 year olds.

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The Sunday Times: "Marriage is a choice, a pledge, a commitment — it is a conscious decision with big life-enhancing powers"

27-Oct-2014

"To make that pledge in front of a posse of friends and family is particularly binding. Such vows are not broken lightly."

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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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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