House of Commons Library briefing paper: Rough sleeping (England)

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‘Relationship breakdown is the largest single trigger of rough sleeping, leading to 42% of male rough sleeping’.

This is according to the February 2018 briefing paper (pdf) from the House of Commons Library. This paper provides background information on the problem of rough sleeping in England, and outlines Government policy on this issue.

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London School of Economics: Building up the Data Infrastructure on Missing and Invisible Children – 2 March 2018

Date:  2 March 2018
Time: 10:00am – 13:00pm
Location: Room 1.04 (32L), The London School of Economics and Political Science, Houghton St, London WC2A 2AE
Cost: Free

The London School of Economics (LSE) is holding a report launch event  on child poverty and data exclusion.

They will present findings from the Nuffield Foundation project, ‘Child Poverty and Multidimensional Disadvantage: Tackling “Data Exclusion” and Extending the Evidence Base on “Missing” and “Invisible” Children’.

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JustFair: The Grenfell Tower Disaster and Human Rights Accountability, An International Perspective – 6 March 2018

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Date: 6 March 2018
Time: 6.30pm – 8.30pm
Location: Committee Room 4A, Houses of Parliament, SW1A 0AA
Cost: Free

Leilani Farha, UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Adequate Housing, hosted by Baroness Jane Campbell of Surbiton DBE, together with people affected by the Grenfell Tower fire. Continue reading “JustFair: The Grenfell Tower Disaster and Human Rights Accountability, An International Perspective – 6 March 2018”