Communities and Local Government written question – answered on 1st May 2012.

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Photo of Karen Buck Karen Buck Shadow Minister (Education)

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what the (a) actual and (b) percentage change in the number of (i) homelessness applications, (ii) homelessness acceptances and (iii) households in bed and breakfast accommodation was in each English local authority area between May 2010 and the most recent month for which figures are available.

Photo of Grant Shapps Grant Shapps The Minister for Housing

holding answer 22 March 2012

Statistical releases on Statutory Homelessness are available both in the Library of the House and via the DCLG website:


I recently announced additional funding of £70 million this year to tackle and prevent rough sleeping and prevent repossessions. This comes on top of the existing £400 million homelessness grant this Government has protected over the next four years.

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