Shelter Scotland

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A coalition of charities has called on Mears, Serco and the Home Office requesting an end to evictions from asylum accommodation during the COVID-19 crisis. In order to protect everybody during this time, the #StopLockChangeEvictions coalition is seeking assurance that alongside no evictions, that t

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Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s decision to ensure the Local Housing Allowance is guaranteed to cover at least 30% of market rents in a claimant’s area has been welcomed by Shelter Scotland. The announcement came in last week’s package of support for workers in which it was also revealed

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As Rishi Sunak prepares to deliver his first budget speech as UK Chancellor, Shelter Scotland is calling for any unallocated funds which come to Scotland to be invested in homelessness. In the last full year almost 30,000 households were assessed as homeless including more than 14,000 children. The

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Graeme Brown has announced his intention to step down as director of Shelter Scotland after almost 12 years in the role. Having been in the top job at the charity since July 2008, Mr Brown was previously director of communications, policy and campaigns for Shelter UK.

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