'Bitter disappointment' at council's decision to slash supported housing budget by 81%

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

Unite the Union has expressed bitter disappointment at Derby City Council's decision to slash its supported housing budget by 81 percent. And the union has warned that the cuts could mean that the city's most vulnerable residents will find  themselves "without a roof over their heads". Unite wrote to the council’s leader, Cllr Paul Bayliss, in January to warn that proposed cuts to the Supporting People funding could lead to increasing numbers of young people and families facing homelessn...

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