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Driving out the homeless

Driving out the homeless People in desperate housing need are being forced to live in an old office block next to the North Circular road, a six lane motorway that loops through north London.

LETTERS—Health charges for migrants are racist—scrap all of them

LETTERS—Health charges for migrants are racist—scrap all of them The treatment of Boysie Folkes shows that the whole system of charging migrants for healthcare and checking people’s immigration status is wrong.

Exclusive - London councils house vulnerable residents on industrial estates

Exclusive - London councils house vulnerable residents on industrial estates London boroughs are sending people to live on industrial estates in Harlow, Essex.

‘Fortress mentality’ means Tories ignore ‘unacceptable hardship’ of Universal Credit

‘Fortress mentality’ means Tories ignore ‘unacceptable hardship’ of Universal Credit The Tories’ hated Universal Credit benefit is causing “unacceptable hardship and difficulties” for many claimants, according to a new report from MPs.

The Troublemaker - Councils hit homeless people with up to £1,500 in charges

The Troublemaker - Councils hit homeless people with up to £1,500 in charges Homeless people face being charged up to £1,500 a year by councils to store their possessions.

New Tory act won’t curb rise in homelessness or deaths

New Tory act won’t curb rise in homelessness or deaths The number of recorded deaths of homeless people has doubled in the past five years.

The system risks lives

27 February 2018
The number of street homeless people has risen for the seventh year in a row—as temperatures dropped below freezing.

Disgraceful Tory Homes agency board member Simon Dudley attacks homeless

04 January 2018
Windsor Tory councillor Simon Dudley wants to clear the town’s streets of homeless people before the royal wedding set to take place there in May.

LETTERS: Why are people homeless on Manchester’s streets?

30 May 2017
In a poll in Manchester last week tackling homelessness was viewed by half the respondents as an important factor in deciding their vote.

EU abandons refugees to freeze to death

10 January 2017
Refugees on the Greek island of Lesvos had their thin summer tents covered in snow this week, as a deadly cold spell swept across Europe.

Protests take to the streets against homelessness and the Tory Housing Bill

16 April 2016
Housing campaigners staged sleep-outs and demonstrations across Britain yesterday, Friday.

Rage as Manchester council moves to ban homelessness camp

04 August 2015
Manchester's homeless people and their supporters took it to the streets last Saturday after the city council was granted an injunction banning protest camps in the city centre.

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