Healey promises Labour would end rough sleeping

Labour has pledged to end the “national shame” of rough sleeping within its next term in government – and challenged Theresa May to back the plan.

Labour’s Shadow Housing Secretary John Healey, the Wentworth and Dearne MP, said there could be “no excuses” for homeless people being forced to sleep on the streets.

Labour would double the number of homes ring-fenced for rough sleepers by renewing and extending a housing scheme set up by Conservative former housing minister Lord (George) Young of Cookham in 1991.

Read more at: http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/healey-promises-labour-would-end-rough-sleeping-1-8287978

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2 Responses to Healey promises Labour would end rough sleeping

  1. Paddy Cawkwell says:

    Whats this I heard about this applying to British nationals and those eligible for social housing ONLY?

    If thats the case then its another rotten Labour Party piece of spin to appeal to the UKIP voter.

  2. Pingback: “Labour will end homelessness” — John Healey MP | Rotherham Politics

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