Over 130 homeless Londoners died in 2017. That, more than any other, is a statistic to make us stop and think about what is happening on our doorstep. In the biggest city in one of the richest countries in the world, these tragedies should not be happening.
Rough sleeping on London’s streets is increasing. Nearly 650 homeless Londoners perished on our streets between 2013 and 2017. This truly awful situation is largely borne out of this Government’s shameful pursuit of austerity.
You can download my report 'Homelessness: the visible effect of austerity' using the link below.