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Number of rough sleepers in England rises for sixth successive year - The Guardian

A homeless man sleeping on a bench in London, which accounted for 23% of the total of rough sleepers in England. Photograph: Alamy. Homelessness. Number of rough sleepers in England rises for sixth successive year. Latest official figures show an ...and more »

Rough sleepers in England double since 2010 - Financial Times

The number of people sleeping rough on England's streets has more than doubled since 2010 to more than 4,000 in what opposition politicians called a “national scandal”. The increase comes despite falling unemployment and, since 2013, rising real wages ...and more »

Street Homelessness Soars To Six-Year High As Labour Blames Tory Council And Benefit Cuts - Huffington Post UK

The number of people sleeping on Britain's streets has increased to a six-year high, new official statistics have revealed. Ministers were accused of presiding over a “national scandal” of growing homelessness as it emerged that 'rough sleeper' levels ...and more »

Rough sleeping rises at appalling rate, charity says, as figures show 16% rise - BBC News

More than 4,000 people a night have been sleeping rough on England's streets, a 16% increase on last year. Figures from the Department for Communities and Local Government show more than half of councils in England recorded a rise in rough sleeping ...and more »

Rough Sleeping in Birmingham increases by 53 per cent in a year - Birmingham Mail

Official figures reveal 55 people were sleeping rough in city on a single night last November. Share; Comments. By. Neil Elkes. Claire Miller. 16:39, 25 JAN 2017; Updated 10:00, 26 JAN 2017. News. Enter your postcode to see news and information near ...and more »

Homelessness at record levels as numbers rise at 'appalling rate' since Tories came to power - Mirror.co.uk

Rough sleeping in England has hit record levels, doubling under the Tories, as a homelessness charity say numbers are rising at an “appalling rate”. The number of rough sleepers has risen by 133% since 2010, and by 51% in the last two years, according ...and more »

Birmingham homeless volunteer raises 'Cardboard City' fears - BBC News

England's rough sleeping population is rising, according to latest figures. With council budgets under pressure and the need for charity support growing, some volunteers in its second city fear a bleak outlook for those living on the streets ...and more »

The National Scandal Of Rising Rough Sleeping Shows The Need For A Labour Government - Huffington Post UK

It's become an iron law of politics that a Conservative government means rising homelessness. But even those who remember the street sleeping epidemic of the 1980s and 1990s will be shocked by today's rough sleeping figures which show the extent of ...and more »

Number sleeping rough in London rises for third year in a row - Evening Standard

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Number of rough sleepers in Cambridge hits record level - Cambridge News

Enter your postcode to see news and information near you Community updates, Crime Statistics, Local News & Events and much more... The number of rough sleepers in Cambridge doubled in 2016. Share; 8Comments. by Taboola by Taboola · Sponsored Links ...and more »