single-parents

The real child poverty

(This article was originally written for the website The Conservative Woman)  I don’t know how she does it. A friend of mine lives on her own with her three young children. She left her partner long ago, almost immediately after the birth of the third child. Since then, she’s brought up her children single handed, surviving…

western-europe

European champions again …

For the second year running, UK is the champion of Europe, at least across the western half. It’s a competition we really don’t want to win. It means Britain is once more on top of the league table of family breakdown, joined in equal first place by the Danes, and just pipping the Belgians and…