Brokenshire lifts funding cap as homeless deaths rocket

By Dan Peters | 21 December 2018

Housing secretary James Brokenshire lifted the cap on the cold weather fund on the same day it was revealed homeless deaths soared by a quarter.

Several local authorities had expressed an interest in bidding for funding beyond the caps in the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government’s original offer.

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Local Government Association MHCLG Chief executives Housing Homelessness James Brokenshire