Numbers who sleep on the street double in seven years: Official figures also show that more than half of those who ... - Daily Mail

Homelessness has risen by 16 per cent in the last year, an official breakdown found yesterday. Local authorities estimated on a single night in autumn 2016 there were 4,134 rough sleepers compared to 3,569 the previous year - according to figures ...

Rough sleeper numbers soar across England for 6th year running - RT

The number of rough sleepers on the streets of England has risen for the sixth year in a row, with over 4,000 people spending a night outside in 2016 alone, new official figures revealed. Numbers were up by 16 percent from last year and have more than ...

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 ...

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”. Sample the FT's top stories for a week. You select the topic, we deliver the news.

Gloucester set to get chunk of £1million to combat homelessness as levels hit record high - Gloucestershire Live

A chunk of a £1million grant is set to be ploughed into Gloucester's homelessness problem as the problem hits record levels. In total £990,000 has been granted by the Government to tackle the issue as it is revealed homeless figures have doubled in a ...

Living rough: 'People walk past you like you're scum' - BBC News

As the latest statistics on rough sleeping in England are released, BBC News investigates the problem of homelessness in Birmingham. The city is among the top 10 English areas with the most rough sleepers, according to data from the Department for ...