Generation homeless: Shocking scale of child homelessness in Bolton revealed

MORE than 100 children in Bolton were homeless and living in temporary accommodation in March, new figures reveal.

The figure of 128 is the equivalent of one for every mainstream state-school in the borough.

Government statistics showed that one in 556 of Bolton's 71,115 young people aged under 18 did not have a permanent place of residence.

This is the sixth highest ratio in the North-West below Manchester (one in 47), Salford (one in 378), Tameside (one in...
source: This is Lancashire

2019-12-03 08:50
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