CHARITY WORKS TOWARDS A NATIONAL PLAN TO END HOMELESSNESS

  • In celebrating its 50th anniversary, homelessness charity "Crisis" will be working towards a national plan to end the most critical forms of homelessness permanently.

    Prime minister, Theresa May and the first ministers of Scotland and Wales congratulated "Crisis" on its anniversary and gave an assurance to work hand in hand with them while on a quest to eradicate homelessness.

    'Crisis' aims for the following:

    • Consultations in England, Scotland and Wales
    • An extensive programme of research
    • A call to the public to show support for ending homelessness by being a part of its #EverybodyIn campaign

    According to Prime Minister, Theresa May:

    "No one should be forced to sleep on our streets, and this government is determined to end homelessness in all its forms.

    "... this government will continue to work closely with Crisis, and we all have a common goal: Crisis passionately believes, as I do, that homelessness is a problem that can be solved."

    Chief executive of 'Crisis', John Sparkes, also said:

    "This year, Crisis marks its 50th anniversary, but this is by no means cause for celebration. The reason we're still here is because we're still needed. Many thousands of people are sleeping on Britain's streets, on sofas, in squats or unsuitable temporary accommodation..."

    What do you think?

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    For more details, visit 24Housing.

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