FELICITY COLLIER describes how a mother of two was kicked out of her home due to her council’s incompetence
Monday 21st Aug 2017
posted by Morning Star in Features
MORE and more councils are using “busybody” powers that criminalise homelessness, research published today shows.
Latest figures from councils across England and Wales show that the use of Public Spaces Protection Orders (PSPOs) has quadrupled. A total of 1,906 fines were...
Monday 31st Jul 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
Number of families with children in temporary accommodation soars 37 per cent since 2014
Saturday 22nd Jul 2017
Rough-sleeping might appear to be an urban problem but many rural areas have it bad – with isolation and few services and housing making matters worse, writes PETER FROST
Saturday 15th Jul 2017
HIDDEN homelessness in England’s rural areas has risen by at least a third and people are resorting to sleeping in barns and outhouses, a think tank warned yesterday.
The Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) warned that it is particularly hard to prevent or relieve...
Monday 10th Jul 2017
Public raise over £50k in just one day for two rough sleepers who rushed to help Manchester attack victims
Thursday 25th May 2017
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
ALEC McFADDEN writes on a campaign to give voice to Britain’s most vulnerable people
Monday 15th May 2017
A PIONEERING scheme enabling homeless people to exercise their right to vote is gaining ground in Manchester, the Star can reveal.
Salford Unemployed and Community Resource Centre decided to take action to tackle the problem that people must have an address to register to vote.
Tuesday 9th May 2017
Benefit cuts put 70,000 in sheltered accommodation at risk
Monday 1st May 2017
posted by Steve Sweeney in Britain
Star actor tells people to tear down policy ‘brick by brick’
Thursday 6th Apr 2017
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain