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The People vs Glasgow City Council

The People vs Glasgow City Council

19 August 2019

We are seeking public support for court action against Glasgow City Council for breaking the law more than 3,000 times last year.

The People vs Glasgow City Council
Thousands at risk as new figures show Scotland is still failing to tackle homelessness

Thousands at risk as new figures show Scotland is still failing to tackle homelessness

26 June 2019

Shelter Scotland warned that thousands of vulnerable people in Scotland remain at risk as statistics show homelessness rising across the country for the second year in a row.

Thousands at risk as new figures show Scotland is still failing to tackle homelessness
More than 1,000 empty homes brought back in record-breaking year

More than 1,000 empty homes brought back in record-breaking year

12 June 2019

A record number of privately-owned empty homes were brought back into use with help from local councils last year.

More than 1,000 empty homes brought back in record-breaking year
Bring down barriers to help more homeless people

Bring down barriers to help more homeless people

11 April 2019

Shelter Scotland backed Scottish Government plans to remove barriers for people needing to access homelessness services - but says the proposals don’t go far enough.

Bring down barriers to help more homeless people
New research reveals the hardships of those begging in Edinburgh

New research reveals the hardships of those begging in Edinburgh

6 March 2019

The most detailed UK research into begging for 20 years has been published in collaboration with Edinburgh Community Safety Partnership.

New research reveals the hardships of those begging in Edinburgh

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