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'A million children growing up without fathers'

A million UK children are growing up without a father in their lives, says a new report on family breakdown.

The Centre for Social Justice report says lone parent families are increasing by more than 20,000 a year and will top two million by the next general election.

Some areas are virtual "men deserts" due to the high number of fatherless households, it adds.

Michael Buchanan reports.

  • 10 Jun 2013
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