Crisis

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Crisis has urged MSPs from across the political spectrum to work together, to make this the parliament of prevention and help end homelessness in Scotland. The charity welcomed a commitment to tackling rough sleeping in First Minister Nicola Sturgeon’s statement on her government’s prior

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Plans that make rough sleeping grounds for cancelling someone’s right to remain in the UK are inhumane and could put people experiencing homelessness at greater risk, 60 expert organisations have warned.  In a joint statement, the 60

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A social enterprise is giving people who are homeless access to a virtual address so they can access vital services as part of a pilot initiative in England. ProxyAddress has partnered with organisations including Lewisham Council, Barclays, Monzo, Monese, Crisis, The Big Issue, Ordnance S

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Scottish councils doubled their use of bed and breakfast accommodation for people experiencing homelessness during the first few months of lockdown last year as part of the measures taken to protect people during the coronavirus pandemic, new official statistics have revealed.

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People who are homeless in England are to be prioritised for the coronavirus vaccine after the UK Government accepted advice from the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI). In a letter to secretary of state for health and social care Matt Hancock at the start of the month, the JCVI

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Beginning in late 2019, the Scotland Prevention Review Group has taken forward the work of the Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Action Group (HARSAG) and the subsequent Scottish Government / COSLA Ending Homelessness Together Action Plan, to recommend new legal duties on councils and public bodies to

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People experiencing homelessness in England are facing the new lockdown without a return of the “Everyone In” housing policy, which helped house 15,000 people at the beginning of the pandemic. Although restrictions have already been ramped up, the policy, which has continued in skeleton

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