Commenting on reports today released by the government that show that rough sleeping has risen by a third since 2015, a Liberal Democrat spokesperson said: “The homelessness figures revealed today show that the situation is spiralling out of control. In the last two years we have seen the number ...
Meetings in the Tower Hamlets Council chamber are not always particularly productive — with Councillors storming out or bickering endlessly.
But last night was more encouraging. It was the final Council meeting by our Councillor, Andrew Cregan, and he went out with a bang!
New data released today by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) reveals that only 6% of Universal Credit claimants in the private rented sector have their rent paid directly to their landlords, compared to 35% in the socially rented sector. This is despite calls by Liberal Democrat DWP spok...