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Sunday, 20 March 2016

#rough sleeping in #england in #2015 was highest since 2010 & 30% up on 2014 - source UK House of @commonslibrary research briefing

the source of the headlines & graph below is this UK House of Commons Research Briefing

Since 2010, local authorities in England have estimated rough sleeper numbers through either a count or an estimate based on contact with local organisations.

In autumn 2015 there were an estimated 3,569 rough sleepers in England. 

This is the highest figure since 2010 and is a 30% increase on the previous year.

940 of these rough sleepers were in Greater London (26% of the England total).

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