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Last Updated: Friday, 30 April, 2004, 07:28 GMT 08:28 UK
Britons favour pre-nuptial deals
Wedding
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Almost 50% of Britons would like to take out a pre-nuptial agreement before tying the knot, research from internet bank Smile has claimed.

Women are most keen on pre-nuptial agreements, with 47% in favour compared with 44% of the men surveyed.

Respondents said such agreements should cover subjects ranging from who owns what to who should hold the TV remote.

A third of married respondents said they would want an agreement drawn-up if they came into a large sum of money.

Overall, it is not just finances couples are keen to get straight before they get married.

Nearly two-thirds of those quizzed said they would want a "no cheating" clause in their pre-nuptial agreement.

What is more, 60% said they would want their partner to agree to doing an equal share of the housework.

The research was based on the responses of 5,650 people to an online questionnaire.


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