Children are living in shipping containers as scale of England's housing crisis is revealed

MINISTERS should hang their heads in shame at new figures that reveal thousands of children in England are growing up in shipping containers and other types of temporary shelter, Labour has said.

Shadow housing secretary John Healey spoke out after the children’s commissioner, an official appointed by government to promote and protect children’s rights, warned that more than 210,000 children now have no permanent home.

In a new report, Bleak Houses, published today,...
source: Morning Star Online

2019-08-21 02:38
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