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Dawlish News
Dawlish News
02 Nov 2020 19:30

Ramped up Covid-19 measures trigger campaigners' calls for the Everyone In scheme to return to provide accommodation for rough sleepers

The advice from government is to stay home and save lives, but what does this mean for someone who is homeless?,” said Lucy Abraham, chief executive of homelessness charity Glass Door. ”We have learnt that no one is safe unless we are all safe, and we urge the Government to put more resources into protecting rough sleepers this winter.”

Everyone In moved people into hotels and other emergency accommodation during the first full national lockdown and was considered a success. A University College London study concluded that the urgent action saved at least 226 lives. It also helped Big Issue vendors like London seller Kris Dove, 29, and 39-year-old Dave Campion, who sells the magazine in Dawlish, South Devon, to move from the streets and into permanent accommodation.

Read more... https://www.bigissue.com/latest/government-must-avoid-homeless-tragedy-in-the-making-during-lockdown/

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05 Nov 2020 12:13

why not get a real job?

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