Concerns that Shelter could become a 'virtual charity'

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

The UK's biggest union, Unite, has voiced concerns that housing charity Shelter's proposals to cut 105 frontline staff will leave it a "virtual charity". The union believes that the plans could not come at a worse time with the Government's cuts and changes to housing benefit imminent. Shelter is currently considering closing 10 frontline housing advice services. The charity's chief executive, Campbell Robb, said: "Sadly we have had to take the difficult decision to propose the closure of 10 of ou...

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