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Govt to allow marriage downgrades

The Government wants to give every married couple in England and Wales the chance to downgrade their marriage. ...

Aug 7, 2019

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Grubby Westminster politics to legalise same-sex marriage in NI

As things stand it looks as though same-sex marriage will be extended to Northern Ireland. The only thing that ...

Jul 11, 2019

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Same-sex marriage must not be forced on Northern Ireland

Supporters of same-sex marriage are continuing to target Northern Ireland. Next week, some MPs intend to ...

Jul 5, 2019

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MPs back quickie divorce, but there’s still time to speak out

MPs misguidedly backed no-fault divorce on Tuesday. This is disappointing but not unexpected. One of the ...

Jun 27, 2019

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Govt publishes quickie divorce bill

The Government’s ‘no-fault’ divorce Bill makes getting out of your marriage easier than ending a ...

Jun 18, 2019

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MPS STAND UP TO GOVT ON NO-FAULT DIVORCE

Two senior MPs have wasted no time in challenging the Government for seeking to ditch current legal supports ...

Apr 26, 2019

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IT’S OFFICIAL: MARRIAGE TO BE PUT ON A MORE FLIMSY BASIS THAN TENANCIES

At the beginning of this month, the Government trumpeted its ‘no-fault’ divorce plans. Then just a week later ...

Apr 25, 2019

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Press release: More than four in five oppose ‘no-fault’ divorce according to Government’s own consultation

Responding to the news that the Government’s own consultation found its no-fault divorce changes are ...

Apr 9, 2019

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Press release: No-fault divorce is a “cheaters’ charter” which will damage marriage, warns C4M

— Divorces are abandoned every year as couples reconcile – a chance afforded them by the current system; ...

Apr 9, 2019

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PRESS RELEASE: Government changes to Sex Education will downgrade marriage

The Government’s changes to sex education in England ignore the concerns of ordinary parents about the ...

Feb 25, 2019

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House of Lords to vote on compelling vicars to perform gay marriages in major blow to freedom of religion

The House of Lords will vote this Friday on compelling vicars from the Church of England and the Church in ...

Jan 31, 2019

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CONSULTATION GUIDE RELEASED: TELL THE GOVERNMENT TO DROP PLANS FOR ‘NO-FAULT’ DIVORCE

For a thousand years our law said marriage was the union of a man and a woman for life. Then in 2013, David ...

Nov 30, 2018

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