lone-parent

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lone-parent

[ˈləʊnˌpɛərənt] CPD lone-parent family N (Brit) → familia f monoparental
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Mr Justice Collins ruled in favour of four lone-parent families in their action against the Work and Pensions Secretary over the benefit cap, which limits the income households receive in certain benefits.
Despite a return to economic growth, lone-parent families and large families with three or more dependent children face significant difficulties throughout Europe.
He said: "Children in lone-parent households are being forced to go without heating in their home, a warm coat or sufficient food.
Lone-parent families are three times more likely to live in rented accommodation than couples with children.
4bn income support bill to 600,000 lone-parent families.
My son has a long-term health problem and now the "the lone-parent family" tag round his neck.
Among lone-parent families in census metropolitan areas, those in Ottawa-Gatineau again showed the highest median family total income in 2004, at $35,900.
Jobcentre Plus, in partnership with Black Country-based charity Job Change, launched the lone-parent centre in Church Street with a Harry Potter Halloween Day.
BRITAIN will soon be the lone-parent capital of the Western World with a state benefit system which encourages divorce and penalises two-parent families, a new report claims.
The next sections--the core of the paper--deal separately with trigger events for two types of child households--children in lone-parent households and children in couple households--moving into and out of poverty.
Councillor Kinder, convener of the powerful Strategic Services Committee, caused uproar during a discussion on Government cuts to lone-parent allowances.
Among lone-parent families, those in the census metropolitan area of Ottawa-Gatineau had the highest median family total income in 2003, at $34,700.