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26 March 2020

Luke Hall writes to local authorities to urgently procure accommodation for homeless people and implement other measures to protect them

Introduced by

Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

Targeted at

Local authorities


Letter on 26 March 2020

Stated aims

To safeguard as many homeless people as possible from COVID-19


Minister for Local Government and Homelessness Luke Hall writes to local authorities setting out measures to protect the homeless. They include developing local plans to manage and coordinate the response to protect homeless people, urgently procuring accommodation for people living on the streets in their area, and ensuring homeless people receive food, clinical care, and other support.


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