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By prospect   January 1996

Most adults in London are single; including 80 per cent of those aged under 30. In every other large city and county at least 55 per cent of people aged 16 and over are married. [Joseph Rowntree Foundation, Findings no. 87]

In welfare services and health care, people aged over 85 cost 15 times as much per head as people aged 5-64. [The Future of Britain and Europe, Policy Studies Institute]

25 per cent of British men favour further European integration, but only 18 per cent of women. [British Social Attitudes (Dartmouth, 1995)]

Between 1979 and the early 1990s…

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