Mark Prisk told to 'get tough' with council over B&B families

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

Housing minister Mark Prisk has been told to 'get tough' with Westminster Council as the number of homeless families placed in B&B accommodation for over six weeks is set to increase to more than 150. Labour councillors have demanded that the minister takes action after he told Westminster North MP Karen Buck back in November that placing families with children in B&B accommodation was “unacceptable and unlawful”. Overall, there are currently over 2,300 Westminster families in temp...

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