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T: 020 7426 3880

E: media@crisis.org.uk

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Jon Sparkes, Chief Executive of national homelessness charity Crisis, has been announced as the Chair of the Scottish Government’s Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Action Group. The announcement was made in a statement to the Scottish Parliament by Minister for Local Government and Housing Minister, Kevin Stewart MSP.


19/09/2017
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Matthew Downie, Director of Policy and External Affairs at Crisis, said: “The National Audit Offi...


13/09/2017
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However, more must be done to end rough sleeping, according to new report.


07/09/2017
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Commenting on the Scottish Government’s announcement of a £50million fund (£10 million a year ove...


05/09/2017
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Nearly 160,000 households, estimated at just under a quarter of a million people (see notes), are...


10/08/2017
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Homelessness prevention could be ‘achievable’ for the most high-risk groups; care leavers, prison...


18/07/2017
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Crisis, the national charity for homeless people, has said it is ‘completely unacceptable’ to ‘exploit’ homeless people by selling off and tracking individuals for publicity.


13/07/2017
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‘Housing First’ shown to be cheaper and more effective than current approach to long-term homeles...


12/07/2017
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Crisis has today launched a major consultation to find out what’s needed to end the worst forms of homelessness once and for all.


28/06/2017
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Government figures out today show there were 77,240 households in temporary accommodation on 31 M...


22/06/2017
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Responding to the Queen’s Speech, Jon Sparkes, Chief Executive of Crisis, said: “We welcome today...


21/06/2017
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Crisis responds to a complaint filed with the EU Commission against the UK Government’s policy of detaining rough sleepers from the European Economic Area and sending them back to their country of origin. The complaint comes from FEANTSA – a respected umbrella body representing homelessness organisations across Europe - who claim the policy abuses EU free movement rights and criminalises vulnerable people.


16/06/2017
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