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Homelessness inquiry

Inquiry

A demonstrable increase in homelessness, driven by the cost and availability of housing, has pushed the problem to such a level that a renewed Government-wide strategy is needed, the Communities and Local Government Committee concludes in its report.

Reports, special reports and government responses

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3rd Report - Homelessness
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HC 40
Report
Letter from Lord Freud to Clive Betts regarding homelessness, dated 30 June 2016
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Correspondence

Oral evidence transcripts

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13 June 2016
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Witnesses Marcus Jones MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State and Minister for Local Government, Department for Communities and Local Government; Jane Ellison MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Public Health, Department of Health, and Peter Searle, Director, Working age benefits, Department for Work and Pensions (at 4.45pm).
Oral Evidence
6 June 2016
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Witnesses Ross Symonds, author of 'Homeless in Bristol' blog, Daisy-May Hudson, director of 'Half Way' film, and Mateasa Grant, Crisis 'mystery shopper'; Professor Suzanne Fitzpatrick, and Professor Sarah Johnsen, Heriot-Watt University (at 4.45pm).
Oral Evidence
14 March 2016
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Witnesses Jon Sparkes, Chief Executive, Crisis, Howard Sinclair, Chief Executive, St Mungo's, Kate Webb, Head of Homelessness Policy, Shelter, and Giles Peaker, Chair, Housing Law Practitioners Association.
Oral Evidence
Department of Health (HOL0164)
Ms Helen Joberns (HOL0163)
Phoenix Futures (HOL0161)

Contact us

Please note that the contact details below are for the Levelling Up, Housing and Communities Committee

  • Email: luhccom@parliament.uk
  • Phone: 020 7219 1975 (general enquiries) | 020 7219 7556 (media inquiries)
  • Address: Levelling Up, Housing and Communities Committee, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA