30 August 2018

Jo Edwards interviewed on Radio 5 Live Breakfast, Radio 5 Live Drive Time and BBC Radio Wales Breakfast to discuss the McLaughlin judgment and the lack of rights for unmarried couples

Jo Edwards, Head of Family discussed the Supreme Court judgment in favour of Siobhan McLaughlin, that refusing her and her four children bereavement benefits because she was not married to her late partner was discriminatory and a breach of human rights.

During the radio shows Jo discussed the case within the wider context of the lack of legal rights for cohabiting couples on separation or death. To listen to the shows follow the links below which also list the the conversation start times:

BBC Radio 5 Live Breakfast – 1:36:30
BBC Radio 5 Live Drive Time – 6:49
BBC Radio Wales – Good Morning Wales – 1:48:08

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