Homelessness figures a ‘stain on nation’s conscience’

By Patrick O’Brien | 28 June 2017

New government homelessness figures are a ‘stain on our nation’s conscience,’ the outgoing leader of the Lib Dems, Tim Farron, has said.

He spoke out after figures showed that new homelessness cases had risen by 48% and the number of families living in temporary accommodation had increased by 61% since 2009/10.

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