Salvation Army warns number of rough sleepers could skyrocket

The salvation army have warned that the number of people rough sleeping could skyrocket when Covid-19 support measures end in the autumn.

New research by the Combined Homelessness and Information Network show there is currently a 56% drop in in rough sleepers compared with the same period last year.

Hilarie Watchorn who is from the charity spoke to Tanya about the new figures and their worries that more needs to be done to protect the homeless.


Tanya Francis 2nd August 2021

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