Homelessness: Finance

Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities written question – answered on 23rd November 2022.

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Photo of Paula Barker Paula Barker Labour, Liverpool, Wavertree

To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, what steps his Department will take to support homelessness services with rising costs in winter 2022.

Photo of Paula Barker Paula Barker Labour, Liverpool, Wavertree

To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, what assessment his Department has made of the effect of (a) inflation and (b) other rising costs on budgets for homeless services commissioned by local authorities.

Photo of Paula Barker Paula Barker Labour, Liverpool, Wavertree

To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, whether his Department has made an assessment of the potential merits of providing homelessness charities that offer accommodation services with additional financial support for energy costs.

Photo of Paula Barker Paula Barker Labour, Liverpool, Wavertree

To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, whether his Department has had recent discussions with homelessness charities that provide frontline services on (a) budgetary pressures and (b) the provision of services into the 2023-24 financial year.

Photo of Felicity Buchan Felicity Buchan Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities)

I refer the Hon. Member to my answer to Question UIN 84910 on 21 November 2022.

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