Your education is the most important step to success.
The government has billions of dollars in special scholarships and grants to help single mothers get a better education.
‘When government abandons policies that support families, society can pay a heavy price.’Citing evidence collected by ministries, police and government agencies – but rarely referred to by ministers – Mr Duncan Smith said: ‘Lone-parent families are more than twice as likely to live in poverty than two-parent families.’ On crime, he said children from broken homes were more than twice as likely to live in poverty than two-parent families.‘Only 30 per cent of young offenders grew up with both parents.
Children from broken homes are nine times more likely to become young offenders.’He added: ‘This is not some abstract debate.
Children from broken homes are nine times more likely to commit a crime than those brought up in stable families, a senior Cabinet minister warned last night.