English councils `spending five times more on homeless people in B&Bs´

English councils ‘spending five times more on homeless people in B&Bs’ People are being placed into B&Bs due to a shortage of suitable housing Councils spent £142m housing homeless people in B&Bs in 2019-20 This is up from £26.7 million in 2010/11, data from Ministry of Housing reveals Councils in England are spending five times more on housing homeless people […]

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Councils told to 'discourage' attendance at Remembrance Sunday events

Government tells councils to ‘discourage’ the public from paying their respects at Remembrance Sunday events due to Covid risk No10 facing mounting criticism for banning veterans from standing inside Current guidance states local authorities can hold small outdoor events Religious leaders have backed calls for the Government to reverse its decision  The Government has ordered local councils to ‘discourage’ the […]

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