CHILDREN SUFFER AS TRADITIONAL FAMILIES VANISH
By Sarah O’Grady
Almost 40 per cent of British children are not living with married parents by the time they start school.
The high teenage pregnancy rate is being blamed for the growing number brought up by single mothers.
Just 63 per cent of youngsters are in “traditional” family groups at the age of five, according to a study of 15,000 youngsters born in the first two years of the millennium.
That means 37 per cent are not living with a married mother and father at home together. the rest