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Shocking number of people dying while homeless in Scotland

Shocking number of people dying while homeless in Scotland

5 February 2020

Graeme Brown, Director of Shelter Scotland, comments on the statistics released today by the National Records of Scotland, with show an estimated 195 homeless people died in 2018.

Shocking number of people dying while homeless in Scotland
Homeless people's rights in Scotland denied on an industrial scale

Homeless people's rights in Scotland denied on an industrial scale

28 January 2020

Local authorities are failing to deliver their legal obligations to homeless people on an industrial scale according to new official statistics published today.

Homeless people's rights in Scotland denied on an industrial scale
Major victory in ongoing campaign to fix Glasgows homelessness services

Major victory in ongoing campaign to fix Glasgows homelessness services

14 January 2020

Today we've declared a major victory in its ongoing campaign against Glasgow City Council after the announcement of a historic intervention by the Scottish Housing Regulator (SHR).

Major victory in ongoing campaign to fix Glasgows homelessness services
Hundreds of thousands struggling to pay housing costs

Hundreds of thousands struggling to pay housing costs

8 January 2020

A new survey has revealed hundreds of thousands of Scottish adults are struggling to pay rent or mortgage costs.

Hundreds of thousands struggling to pay housing costs
Disappointing decision on Serco lock changes

Disappointing decision on Serco lock changes

13 November 2019

Today the Court of Session found in favour of Serco in a test case for asylum seeker lock changes.

Disappointing decision on Serco lock changes

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