Covid-19: Social and Economic Inequalities - Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 1:13 pm on 26th October 2020.

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Photo of Lord Bird Lord Bird Crossbench 1:13 pm, 26th October 2020

My Lords, I declare my interests as in the register. Does the Treasury know about the Ride Out Recession Alliance? This is bringing businesses, communities and individuals together to try to stop the mass arrival of homelessness in this country by creating jobs and training. Is it also aware that the cost of preventing people falling into homelessness is about half that of allowing them to do so?