Boris Johnson pledges £236million to end rough sleeping ‘once and for all’

Boris Johnson pledges £236million to end rough sleeping ‘once and for all’ and provide accommodation for 6,000

The PM will pledge nearly a quarter of a billion pounds to end rough sleeping £236 million fund will be used to accommodate up to 6,000 homeless peopleBoris Johnson said it is ‘simply unacceptable’ we have so many rough sleepers

Boris Johnson will today pledge almost a quarter of a billion pounds to end rough sleeping ‘once and for all’.

A £236 million fund will be used by councils to provide accommodation for up to 6,000 homeless people.

The Prime Minister said: ‘It is simply unacceptable that we still have so many people sleeping on the streets. I am absolutely determined to end rough sleeping once and for all.’

Official figures to be published today are expected to indicate that the number of people spending nights outdoors in London has risen again.



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