Parliament is debating the new Policing, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill, which amongst other things is looking to criminalise causing ‘serious annoyance’ to the public – making it easier to find people in breach of protest laws.
With Rishi Sunak set to announce the 2021 budget tomorrow, people that have been excluded from financial support during the Covid-19 pandemic will be waiting to hear whether they can finally expect anything to come their way.
New statistics show that an estimated 216 homeless people died in 2019. Urgent action must be taken to end homelessness, address its causes and strengthen protections for tenants faced with homelessness.
The Unsuitable Accommodation Order, which was due to be extended to all homeless people in order to prevent them being housed in unsuitable temporary accommodation for longer than a week, has been delayed for the third time. It now won’t be implemented until June 2021.