Homelessness: Newcastle upon Tyne

Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities written question – answered on 17 May 2023.

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Photo of Chi Onwurah Chi Onwurah Shadow Minister (Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy)

To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, whether his Department has had recent discussions with Newcastle City Council on the adequacy of the level of support for homeless people in Newcastle.

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

Newcastle City Council are being provided with in excess of £4 million over three years through the Homelessness Prevention Grant and Rough Sleeping Initiative 2022 –25.

The Department has regular conversations with local authorities about their homelessness services and plans for ending rough sleeping.

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