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OCTOBER 24, 2019

ONS show highest year-on-year increase in homeless deaths

IN: Cuts, Equalities, Homelessness, Housing

In 2018, there were an estimated 726 deaths of homeless people in England and Wales, 129 (22%) more deaths than in 2017 when there were 597 estimated deaths. The increase is statistically significant and represents the largest year-to-year increase in ... Read more

JULY 30, 2019

Unite in St Mungo's

IN: Campaigning, Fighting Back, Homelessness, Housing

Talks aimed at resolving a long running dispute between Unite and St Mungo's mediated by Acas have collapsed.  It is deeply disappointing that St Mungo's senior management are determined to plough ahead with changes that threaten the very integrity of our ... Read more

MAY 28, 2019

Tackling serious violence needs real investment in preventative services!

IN: Cuts, Homelessness, Housing, Sector News, Young People, Youth Workers, social care

Unite has submitted its response to the Home Office's draft plans for a new legal duty to support a multi-agency approach to preventing and tackling serious violence. Whilst Unite is supportive in principle with taking a public health approach to tackling serious ... Read more

SEPTEMBER 23, 2016

We are all Daniel Blake!

IN: Economics, Equalities, Fighting Back, Homelessness, Housing, Pay

Exactly half a century after the iconic television play Cathy Come Home sparked a national conversation about homelessness, another Ken Loach production will be released in cinemas nationally on October 21, is getting people talking – this time about our ... Read more

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