Homelessness minister: I don’t know why rough sleeper numbers are up
Chelmsford has nearly 300 homeless families and at least 20 rough sleepers. Yet the Minister responsible doesn't know why.
Heather Wheeler MP says she does not believe welfare reform and council cuts are factors.
Read more here https://www.theguardian.com/society/2018/mar/18/homelessness-minister-heather-wheeler-rough-sleeping-housing-first