Government sidesteps homelessness emergency call

By Dan Peters and William Eichler | 09 May 2019

The Mayor of Greater Manchester has called on the Government to declare a ‘homelessness emergency’.

In a speech yesterday at a homelessness charity, Andy Burnham, said: ‘When you face up to the fact that it costs public bodies a lot of public money to do nothing about rough sleeping it creates a moral imperative for more urgent action.’

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