Our thanks to Mike P for this. The start of the piece:
Britain’s most senior family judge called for an overhaul of marriage law yesterday, saying people would one day laugh at the idea that a man had to support his ex-wife for life.
Sir James Munby called for equality for divorcees when maintenance payments are settled by the courts, highlighting ‘absurd’ divorce settlements that are unfairly biased against men. [J4MB emphasis]
Sir James, who is president of the family division of the High Court, also said cohabitees should have the same status as married couples, [J4MB: An outrageous suggestion, especially if the associated legislation were retrospective, prompting many greedy women to leave their partners, and steal the assets the men had inherited and/or worked for] and fault-free divorces should be introduced.