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Comment on UK Government's 2017 Budget

Comment on UK Government's 2017 Budget

22 November 2017

Our comment on the UK Government's 2017 Budget, in which the Chancellor announced changes to Universal Credit, but failed to lift the freeze on local housing allowance for private renters.

Comment on UK Government's 2017 Budget
Comment on removal of Local Housing Allowance cap

Comment on removal of Local Housing Allowance cap

25 October 2017

Our Director, Graeme Brown, comments on the UK government's announcement that the Local Housing Allowance cap will not apply to supported housing or the social housing sector.

Comment on removal of Local Housing Allowance cap
Lorraine boosts fashion show with dress donation

Lorraine boosts fashion show with dress donation

13 October 2017

TV favourite Lorraine Kelly’s got a our Dundee fashion show off to a fantastic start by donating two of her own dresses for the event.

Lorraine boosts fashion show with dress donation
Instant online help for people facing homelessness

Instant online help for people facing homelessness

10 October 2017

Open-Source technology means other charities can adapt the button to their needs.

Instant online help for people facing homelessness
Comment on Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Action Group

Comment on Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Action Group

5 October 2017

Following the start of work by the Scottish Government’s Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Action Group, Alison Watson, Deputy Director of Shelter Scotland and member of the action group, comments.

Comment on Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Action Group

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