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A sharp increase of homelessness across England, which is costing the public purse more than £1 billion a year, is “likely to have been driven” by the government's welfare reforms, according to a damning report by the National Audit Office (NAO). The government spending watchdog said that homel

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Drygate Glasgow is holding a special event this month to raise money for homeless charities in our city. Musicians Against Homelessness will play a special gig at the venue on September 16 to provide funds for Crisis UK, as well as local homeless charity Simon Community Scotland.

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The Scottish Government has pledged to establish an expert group together with a £50 million fund with the aim of eradicating homelessness for good. Announced by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon as she delivered her Programme for Government for 2017/18 to the Scottish Parliament on Tuesday, the ‘En

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Cyrenians chief executive Ewan Aitken reflects on new homelessness research from Crisis. The recent report from the excellent Heriot Watt University commissioned by Crisis as part of their 50th year anniversary predicting a 50% plus rise in homelessness is shocking, but it comes as no surprise for m

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The number of people experiencing the worst forms of homelessness is expected to rise by 50% on current levels over next 25 years, according to a new report by Crisis. There are currently 11,800 people across Scotland either sleeping rough, staying in hostels, living in unsuitable temporary accommod

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Homelessness prevention could be ‘achievable’ for some of the most high-risk groups - care leavers, prison leavers and survivors of domestic abuse - within the next Parliament, according to an All-Party Parliamentary Group for Ending Homelessness (APPGEH) report. The APPGEH, set up with the supp

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A move to introduce a Scottish-style ban on letting agent fees in England was included in the Queen’s Speech yesterday. The UK government proposal to remove the fees paid by tenants in the private rented sector will be published as a draft bill for further scrutiny.

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The Prime Minister and First Ministers of Scotland and Wales have pledged to work with homelessness charity Crisis as it builds its plan to end homelessness for good. As the charity prepares to celebrate its 50th anniversary, new research has revealed that the large majority of MPs (77%) agree there

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The Scottish minister for local government and housing Kevin Stewart MSP has backed calls from Crisis and Glasgow Homelessness Network (GHN) for a new sector led centre to tackle homelessness through evidence-based solutions. The proposed centre will build on Scotland's international reputation for

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