Farage for fathers: UKIP leader Nigel Farage backs Fathers4Justice & Shared Parenting
UKIP leader Nigel Farage today announced his support for Father4Justice and Shared Parenting. Matt & Nadine O’Connor from F4J had previously met with Nigel Farage and his policy team, including Deputy Chairman Suzanne Evans and former Policy Director Tim Aker and presented the benefits of Shared Parenting to them.
In a statement today, Nigel Farage said, “UKIP value the role fathers and grandparents play in the upbringing of their children. I believe shared parenting is responsible parenting and that’s why UKIP worked with Fathers4Justice to include this important commitment in our election manifesto.”
Said Campaign Director Nadine O’Connor, “After securing the support of 104 MPs from all political parties last year, we welcome this endorsement of our campaign by the leader of UKIP which is recognition that our Shared Parenting message is winning significant political support.
“Our aim is to build a political consensus that will deliver shared parenting, end mass fatherlessness and the cancer of family breakdown, and bring around bring better outcomes for our children, our families and our country.”