UK Homeless Population Growing Under Tories: Study

Britain’s homeless population has increased by a third since 2011, a year into the Conservative Party took over, a new study has found.

In 2016, 159,900 households with an estimated population of around a quarter of a million people (236,000) were experiencing a form of homelessness, according to an analysis by Heriot-Watt University commissioned by homeless charity Crisis.

The figure shows a 33-percent increase from the 119,000 households in 2011.

The report warned that considering the government’s lack of a plan to curb the issue, the current number was likely to keep climbing, with overall forecast to rise by more than a quarter (26.5 percent) to 202,200 by 2026.

The charity said it expected the figure to grow by a whopping 76 percent by 2041.

Additionally, around 9,100 people were sleeping rough in 2016, with the number expected to rise to 16,000 over the next decade.

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  • noman Arizona

    I see the same type of article coming to the U.S.
    in a few months to blame Trump as well.
    Love how the reasons people don’t have money.
    Never make the stories.
    Always a strawman.