Call for divorce reform


The Supreme Court called on Parliament to reform divorce laws, ruling that Tini Owens, who claimed to be ‘locked in loveless marriage’ must stay married as she had failed to show that her relationship had irretrievably broken down because of unreasonable behaviour. Ministers are said to be in favour of working with former judge and crossbench peer Baroness Butler-Sloss on a Bill to end fault-based divorce.

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