Gosport MP welcomes plans on homelessness but admits '˜it's a significant problem'

AN MP said homelessness is a significant problem as the government aims to solve the issue within 10 years.

Tuesday, 23rd January 2018, 6:17 am

Gosport MP Caroline Dinenage welcomed government plans to eliminate homelessness by providing funding to local authorities, giving money for prevention programmes and setting up a task force.

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She said: ‘Tackling the root causes of homelessness is vital. While statutory homelessness continues to be lower than the 2003 peak it remains a significant problem.

‘I am pleased the government is really looking at this problem from every possible angle.’