26 October 2020
Sarah Bates talked to socialist candidate Paul Holmes about his plans to shake things up in the public sector trade union
26 October 2020
Rough sleepers in Britain who have come from other countries face deportation under new immigration laws. These will be introduced when the Brexit transition period ends.
06 October 2020
Eight people have died at a Glasgow hotel used to shelter the homeless during lockdown.
15 September 2020
People will continue to be made homeless despite an extension of the ban on eviction enforcement announced by the Tories last week.
13 September 2020
The solution to homelessness in Britain is “almost laughably simple” according to Maeve McClenaghan, author of a new book on the issue.
23 August 2020
Sackings and benefits sanctions have left ever more people struggling to pay their rent. The Tories’ plan to end a ban on evictions in September—meaning thousands could be thrown out
12 June 2020
The Tory government promised to help care for homeless people during the pandemic. But now the measures adopted are ending, writes Sadie Robinson
09 June 2020
Coronavirus has ripped through adult social care.
18 May 2020
Homeless people across England could be thrown back onto the streets after the Tories cut funding for an emergency scheme.
15 May 2020
We cannot go back to the same old housing crisis—something has to change
12 May 2020
Homeless people are being arrested and charged under coronavirus legislation.
11 May 2020
As a support worker I have seen recently the outpouring of affection and respect lavished upon us “key workers”.
02 May 2020
Despite Tory promises to house homeless people, the most vulnerable are left struggling with a situation that’s only getting worse
06 April 2020
The outbreak of Covid-19 is showing just how hard vital homelessness services have been hit by austerity.
30 March 2020
Conflicting advice from the Tory government is resulting in homeless people being at heightened risk of contracting coronavirus.
17 March 2020
Around 500 workers at the St Mungo’s homelessness charity began a three-day strike on Monday over attempts to push through worse terms and conditions.
14 January 2020
Hundreds of people are being driven into homelessness by errors in housing benefits appeals and overpayments.
10 December 2019
At least 135,000 children will be homeless by Christmas—the highest in 12 years, according to a report by housing charity Shelter.
26 November 2019
While Boris Johnson speaks of a “one nation” Britain, at least five homeless people have died in the last few weeks.
02 October 2019
Homeless protesters who stormed a council building in Chester on Monday night were still inside on Wednesday demanding a place to live.