lone parent


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lone parent

n (mother) → madre single (o divorziata o vedova); (father) → padre single (o divorziato o vedovo)
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Spokesman Fiona Weir said: "The 'average' lone parent is 36, works and had her child in a stable relationship she expected to continue.
Hopefully the Government will continue to subsidise lone parent families so that an increasing workload isn't put upon you fantastic people.
How many employers know that around a quarter of families in Great Britain are lone parent families?
It does dismay me that we are still pandering to this stereotype of the lazy, work-shy, lone parent who doesn't do a very good job of bringing up her children anyway," she said.
In Britain, 26 per cent of all dependent children live in lone parent families.
7 million lone parent families in Britain, a quarter of all families.
This will give lone parent families a better chance of a better future.
The Minister said: "The idea of continuing to pay somebody until their child is 22 if they're in full-time education, it just mitigates against that lone parent herself having a stable relationship or marrying or even taking a full-time job, because of the attachment to 'the book'.
He said, "[The] child of an unemployed lone parent is five times more likely to be in poverty than the child of a lone parent in full-time work, and three times more likely to be in poverty than the child of a lone parent in part-time work.
Lone parent adviser Seema Gill, based at Coventry's Cofa Court Job Centre in the city centre, said: "We help lone parents over come the barriers to going to work.
The minister, pictured, met Carole McVicker, a lone parent who has just launched a career in retail management after intensive support from Jobcentre Plus.
In 1999 3m children were part of a lone parent family.