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Local authorities have a statutory duty to provide temporary accommodation for households owed the main homelessness duty until suitable
This department has over 3,500 staff and almost all have access to devices to enable them to work effectively.
I refer my Hon Friend to my answer to Question UIN 443 on 13 November 2023.
A Government response to the consultation on replacement legislation for the Vagrancy Act will be released in due course.
I refer my Hon Friend to my answer to Question UIN 201711 on 23 October 2023.
We collect and publish data on a quarterly basis on the number of people sleeping rough on a single night who have refused accommodation,
At the last Spending Review, the department was allocated over £2 billion to help tackle homelessness and rough sleeping.
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) publishes statistics on the number of deaths of people experiencing homelessness in England and