The Guardian article about funding for homeless charities is both inaccurate and misleading. Since the start of the pandemic we have taken decisive action to protect rough sleepers, and the government has spent over £700 million this year on homelessness …
In August, the government published Planning for the Future: a consultation which proposed an overhaul of our country’s outdated planning system to deliver the high-quality, sustainable homes communities need. The consultation ends at 11.45pm on Thursday 29 October and we want to make sure everyone has the opportunity to have their say on …
On the 26th May the Guardian reported on an interview with the Mayor of London, who suggested funding to support rough sleepers to self-isolate was going to run out by mid-June which could lead to a surge in rough sleepers …
A story in the Manchester Evening News on Friday 15 May inaccurately suggests that the government is winding up its support for rough sleepers helped off the streets during the coronavirus pandemic.
Local authorities will receive an extra £3.2 billion to help their response to coronavirus. It's important to understand how that money has been allocated and why.
An editorial published by The Guardian on Monday 11 May commenting on the government’s support for English councils ignores the significant measures put in place to help them respond to coronavirus.
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MHCLG in the Media is run by the MHCLG Press Office and is our review of MHCLG stories in the news.
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- Promotion of the My Town campaign November 23, 2020
- Response to The Guardian’s article on funding for homeless charities October 27, 2020
- Planning for the Future October 23, 2020