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Hungry and homeless in the ‘big society’: a climate of cuts to services for the homeless puts soup kitchens and welfare provision at risk

By Anne Power and Laura Lane

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This week the outgoing head of Britain’s largest volunteering charity warned that the voluntary sector will be left devastated by government spending cuts. Anne Power and Laura Lane from LSE Housing and Communities undertook a study into soup kitchens run by volunteers for the homeless, and here argue that charitable services to support the homeless and the most vulnerable in society are already stretched to the limit and at serious risk

Topics: HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform, JN101 Great Britain
Publisher: Blog post from London School of Economics & Political Science
Year: 2011
OAI identifier: oai:eprints.lse.ac.uk:32692
Provided by: LSE Research Online

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