In The South

Civil Partnerships remain popular option for same sex couples

Paul Gustafson August 21, 2018

RELATE, the UK relationship support charity, has welcomed the latest findings from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) which show a continued growth in the number of civil partnerships in 2017. The charity sees civil partnerships as an important legal option for helping to support and maintain healthy, committed, same-sex relationships, and hopes that the continued popularity of CPs will help inform government consultation on whether to keep civil partnerships in future now that gay marriage is an option, or indeed to extend the option of CPs to those who are not same-sex couples. 

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