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Funding for children’s services

I care deeply about the services our children receive and want to ensure that they have a future in which they can grow and thrive. I appreciate concerns about the funding for these services, and likewise am pleased that at the 2018 Autumn Budget the Chancellor made an additional £410 million available to local authorities
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Pubs

I recognise the crucial role that pubs play in the social and economic life of our nation, as well in helping to promote responsible drinking, which is why I am encouraged by the support which the Government has made available to pubs. Through the Asset of Community Value scheme, communities can list facilities of local
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Rough sleeping

I firmly believe that just one person without a roof over their head is one too many. It is vitally important that the most vulnerable people in society, including homeless people and rough sleepers, are helped to get their lives back on track. That is why I am pleased over £1.2 billion has been allocated
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Homelessness Reduction Bill

A number of constituents have contacted me regarding the Homelessness Reduction Bill. I would like to pay tribute to the excellent work that charities like St Mungo’s do to support those who find themselves homeless. Every person sleeping rough is a tragedy and I am glad that the Government is working to reduce homelessness. Councils have
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