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Marks & Spencer is donating thousands of specially branded “We are the NHS” T-shirts

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Marks & Spencer is donating thousands of specially branded “We are the NHS” T-shirts to form part of the uniform pack for the new NHS Nightingale hospital’s London team – making it easier to identify the doctors, nurses, staff and working there. The UK retailer is also donating clothing care packs for NHS Nightingale patients…

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Stop denying help to people who do not have a local connection to public funds (NRPF).

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The group of charities, which includes Crisis and Homeless Link, said they have heard repeated examples of councils denying help to people who do not have a local connection to the area or who have no recourse to public funds (NRPF). This is despite a letter which was sent to councils last week by minister…

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Homelessness charities have written to the government

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Urging the removal of the remaining barriers preventing people who are homeless from getting access to the self-contained accommodation they need. Crisis, Homeless Link, and The Passage say too many people remain on the street or stuck in hostels and night shelters. Last Thursday, in an unprecedented move, the government wrote to all local authorities…

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Thousands of rough sleepers still unhoused in England, say charities

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Councils call for more funds in order to meet government request for emergency shelter Thousands of rough sleepers in England are thought to remain unhoused despite an unprecedented government request to local authorities to find housing for those on the streets by Sunday evening to avert the spread of Covid-19. After the unfunded request from…

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Universal Credit’s five-week wait continues to be a source of difficulty for anyone wanting to claim support amid the coronavirus crisis

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Universal Credit’s five-week wait continues to be a source of difficulty for anyone wanting to claim support amid the coronavirus crisis, writes Labour’s Shadow Work and Pensions Secretary Margaret Greenwood. This week we have seen posts from people showing they were over number 100,000 in the queue to have their ID verified as they tried…

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