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Civil Partnerships for Heterosexual Couples?

A heterosexual couple have lost their legal battle to be allowed to enter into a civil partnership. Rebecca Steinfeld, 34, and Charles Keidan, 39, are both academics who live in Hammersmith, west London and are engaged and have been in a relationship for over five years. The couple also have a young son together.

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Curbing family breakdown could halve the deficit

Pro-marriage think tank, the Marriage Foundation, has put forward its “alternative budget”, in which it claims that by taking measures to address the ‘epidemic’ of family fragmentation, the Chancellor could save up to half of the annual £46 billion cost of relationship breakdown.

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Family structure in the UK

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has released a bulletin giving annual statistics on family structure in the UK.

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