Fewer marriages means more cohabitation, an inherently less stable relationship form. The Government risks ignoring the values of its voters.
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The costs – personal, social and economic – of family breakdown are vast and under-appreciated. This is a social justice issue.
To date, they have had to endure a parade of candidates speaking to Westminster, from Westminster, about Westminster.
Frank Young: New divorce laws. The Government should produce new plans to help marriages – not just to end them
If these reforms are introduced, the Government should think carefully about how changes to the process of divorce is matched with support for married couples.
Why not give the electorate the chance to pass judgement directly on Sinn Fein and the DUP’s ‘red lines’?
Mohammed Amin: The Government should talk to the Muslim Council of Britain – though talking doesn’t necessarily mean agreeing
Government dialogue with an organisation doesn’t mean Ministers rewarding it. Rather, it means engaging with it.
Andrew Selous: Our belief in free markets does not mean that we will fail to call out abuse where we see it
A commitment to social justice has always been at the heart of conservatism. Now we need to do more to support families, health and relationships.
The era of social media and smartphones means there are new pressures on children. Promoting marriage and stability is more important than ever.
In the final instalment of our new mini-series on families and tax, the authors explore how errors in the current arrangements might be fixed.
Iain Mansfield: To bring greater fairness to families, free childcare should be linked to the transferable tax allowance
In the second instalment of our mini-series on families and tax, the author says that trading off the two would give parents, straight or gay, greater choice and control.
Tatchell defends anti-abortion protests – and tells how he got Cameron and Johnson to support same-sex marriage
The veteran LGBT campaigner says the former Prime Minister’s aides “were terrified I might try and kiss him, or superglue myself to the Cabinet table”.
Congratulations to the Duke and Duchess of Sussex.
New polling on behalf of the Centre for Social Justice and Family Stability Network helps to highlight what young people themselves are asking for.
Her novels are an insight into the financial and social realities of Georgian and Regency England, and how women navigated them.
Joe Robertson: We don’t need new laws for no fault divorce – for the simple reason that we already have it
The consent principle applies now – and we should beware of the potential effects on children of allowing no adequate period for reflection.