Our campaign to end Veterans’ homelessness is gaining traction, MPs from all sides of the political spectrum have given their support.
John Healey MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Housing, has pledged his support to end the scandal of veterans sleeping rough on our streets and to tackle the wider causes of veteran homelessness. In his pledge, he noted, “Veterans deserve the very best support to prevent them from becoming homeless in the first place and the properly-funded services to get them back on their feet if they do.” Being able to access appropriate housing for Veterans and their families is a basic right. This is why we need a significant shift in approach to the issue of housing ex-Servicemen and women. As previously reported in 24 Housing, we need to ensure the most vulnerable people leaving the Armed Forces receive the support they need to avoid homelessness. (24 Housing, 13 Sep 2018)
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