Crisis

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Crisis has announced that after seven successful years, Jon Sparkes is set to move on to a new role as CEO at Unicef UK. Mr Sparkes will take up his new position in the new year, and lead Crisis through the ever-important Christmas period.

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Cross-party MPs and national homelessness charity Crisis are today urging the UK Government to scrap the law that criminalises rough sleeping, six months after housing secretary Robert Jenrick said it should be “consigned to history”.  Already repe

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The UK Government must complete and publish a full assessment of the impact on renters of their decisions to freeze Local Housing Allowance and cut Universal Credit, which risk pushing many households into poverty, problem debt, and homelessness, according to a number of housing groups.

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Yesterday, the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) released the latest experimental statistics on how many households have had their benefits capped between April 2013 and February 2021. The figures indicated that 200,000 households had their benefit capped at February 2021, compared to 79,000 at

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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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