Over the past decade, Resolution’s campaigning and policy work has brought key issues to the attention of policy makers and led to real and tangible improvements for professionals and the families they help. Your support to help us bring no-fault divorce to the top of the policy agenda resulted in legislation, supported by all main parties, almost becoming law. Now, as we head into a General Election, your help is crucial to raise and explain family justice issues with prospective candidates.
Resolution is determined to make the voice of family justice professionals heard during this General Election campaign, so that the next Parliament understands the importance of helping to ensure families dealing with separation and divorce receive the support they need.
We are seeking to secure public commitments of support from parliamentary candidates during the General Election campaign. This will be demonstrated by a candidate supporting Resolution’s ‘Fairness for Families’ manifesto.
By backing our manifesto, candidates are committing to advocate and support the following policies in the next Parliament:
- Re-introduction of the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill as a matter of urgency.
- Legal protection for cohabiting couples on relationship breakdown or death of their partner.
- Protection of victims of domestic abuse in the family courts through the re-introduction of the Domestic Abuse Bill.
- Provide adequate funding for early legal advice for separating couples.