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Record funding to tackle homelessness

Published: Thu, 06 Dec 2007 11:37:46

People sleeping on the streets or staying in bed and breakfast accommodation will benefit from the biggest ever cash injection for homeless services, Junior Housing Minister Iain Wright announced on 5 December 2007.

Councils will receive at least £150 million over three years to help them prevent and tackle homelessness in their areas and will receive almost £50 million in homelessness grants next year - a £3 million increase on last year and a rise of 6 per cent.
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