​What happens when people are facing Homelessness? Dee’s Situation.

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A previously homeless individual, Dee Mason, who is currently running pre production on a documentary about the homeless in Coventry, has recently been fired from her job due to health concerns, which may consequently lead her down the path of homelessness once again. With housing benefit only going to pay for one month of her…

KNOW WHERE TO GO IF YOU ARE, OR SOMEONE YOU KNOW IS, THREATENED WITH HOMELESSNESS OR IS HOMELESS:

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Being threatened with homelessness, and becoming homeless can be incredibly scary. With homelessness rising every year mainly due to economic reasons, it is vital that our Campaign followers know what do to if they or someone they know is ever faced with the situation of having to leave their home. Reasons for eviction could be…

TONIGHT AT WORCESTER CITY COUNCIL: Service Review: Homelessness

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Launching back into Campaign work with a bang – with Emily Saunders, Worcester Hub Leader for #HugosEarthquake down at Worcester Guildhall tonight for a Council Scrutiny meeting – “reviewing the homelessness service”. Launching back into Campaign work with a bang – with Emily Saunders, Worcester Hub Leader for #HugosEarthquake down at Worcester Guildhall tonight for…

#HomelessnessReductionBill: Passing Second Reading stage – REACTION from @HugoSugg

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The Homelessness Reduction Bill (HRB) has passed its Second Reading in the House of Commons today and will now progress into Committee Stage . It has a way to become law, but its heading that way. See below for Hugo Sugg’s response to the news. “I am pleased with this progress today and would like…

My statement after #HomelessnessReductionBill first scrutiny meeting:

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“After the first major scrutiny session of the #HomelessnessReductionBill – there are still major issues which need considering. Including lack of commitment of resources, no Central Government policy/strategy and a huge concern over the vacuum of people who will be accepted as needing to help – but there won’t be any increase in resources. I…

#HugosEarthquake Press Release: Homelessness Reduction Bill

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#HugosEarthquake Press Release: STATEMENT ON HOMELESSNESS REDUCTION BILL, 04 SEPTEMBER 2016 | press@hugosearthquake.org The Homelessness Reduction Bill is a Private Members’ Bill which was proposed by Bob Blackman MP (Harrow East) on Wednesday 29 June 2016. Although a sitting Conservative Member of Parliament has introduced this Bill, Mr Blackman is not a Government Minister and therefore this Bill…

YOUR LOCAL AUTHORITY NUMBER FOR HOMELESSNESS/ADVICE (ENGLAND AND WALES ONLY):

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Welcome to our A-W on the number to call if you are threatened with or are homeless. In alphabetical order are all Local Authorities/Council’s in England and Wales and their homeless number. You are able to call these numbers 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Emergency numbers will work before 9am and after 5pm…

#HugosEarthquake Response to CLG Homelessness Inquiry Report

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PUBLISHED: 19th August 2016, 14:17 GMT. Welcome to the official Campaign Response to the Commons’ Communities and Local Government Committee Inquiry into Homelessness 2016 – the first such Government committee inquiry for 11 years. The Campaign did submit a response during the beginning of the Inquiry and have found that, although not quoted in the Report…

Campaign Response to DCLG Inquiry into Homelessness

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‘#HugosEarthquake’ is a social media and blog-based Homeless Awareness Campaign mainly related to young people and homelessness. My name is Hugo Sugg and I have experienced homelessness first hand at the age of 18 when an abusive relationship with a partner broke down in 2008 and had to move out. I was housed after three…