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London seminar: Reducing homelessness in England and Wales (10 July, 2017)

In this free seminar John discussed the reality implementation of the Welsh legislation on homelessness two years on.

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10 July, 2017

featuring

John Puzey

Director, Shelter Cymru

In 2015 Wales introduced a new legal framework aimed at radically changing the service culture of homelessness services. Its purpose is to provide a more universal response to people facing or experiencing homelessness, with prevention and partnership at its heart.

Now England are looking to take a similar course through the Homelessness Reduction Bill and in this free seminar John shared the Welsh experience by looking at the reality of implementation two years on. During his talk John explored whether the legislation has made a difference to people facing homelessness and also considered what lessons have been learnt and what more there is to do.

Please see the attached slide pack for further information

Reducing homelessness in England and Wales (seminr slide pack)

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Published 23 February 2017