'More than 75,000 children will spend Christmas homeless'

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Published by Max Salsbury for 24dash.com in Housing and also in Communities

Over 75,000 British children will spend Christmas Day homeless, a charity has warned. Shelter Scotland has published the figures to raise awareness of the plight of homeless people over the festive period. According to the charity, in June this year there were 10,466 households in temporary accommodation across Scotland with 157,000 families and individuals on council waiting lists. Last December, Shelter Scotland helped more than 1,000 people at risk of becoming homeless over Christmas. The yea...

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