The number of rough sleepers in England is risingby Ivano Abbadessa - 2016.02.26
The number of people sleeping rough in England has doubled since 2010 and increased by 30% in the last year. According to new government figures now people sleeping on the streets across England are estimated in 3,569. London had 940 people sleeping on the streets on one night in autumn 2015, when the snapshot count was taken, a 27% rise on 2014. Homelessness charities described the figures as “scandalous” and “shocking”, and called on the government to launch a new national rough sleepers strategy.
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