Briefing: Swift read: Rough sleeping

Policy product type
LGiU essential policy briefing
Published date
February 18, 2019
Neil Merrick LGiU associate
Issues Covered
  • rough sleeping statistics
Caring for People, Health, public health, adult social care, Housing and Planning, Voluntary Sector and Community Engagement, Welfare and Equalities
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