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Campaigners for shared parental rights have called for a presumption in law that children will spend roughly equal time with their parents following a separation or divorce, after a YouGov survey suggested the majority of the public agrees.

Around 2,000 were asked in the survey, commissioned by FNF Both Parents Matter Cymru, to what extent they agreed with the proposal, excluding cases where there is a proven risk to the child. Eight in 10 agreed.

The charity said the poll supports the call for a change in the law to make it clearer what 'normal' should look like when parents split.

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