Category Archives: Homelessness

A disturbing experience….

As I left Wahaca, warm and replete the other night, I stopped to Foursquare in (you can’t inside as it’s in the basement). I heard  voice behind me asking if those were avocados in the window. I turned to see … Continue reading

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Hume reveals heartbreaking homelessness statistics

I’ve long said that I want a Government to decide that it’s going to sort out housing. During my years working for Willie Rennie as his caseworker, by far the biggest tragedy I could see unfolding before me was housing. … Continue reading

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>Robert Brown and Anne McLaughlin stand up for Glasgow’s asylum seekers

>One of the things that has made me absolutely furious this past week is the disgraceful disregard and lack of understanding that Glasgow City Council and the UK Border Agency seem to have for the vulnerable asylum seekers who are … Continue reading

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>Strictly’s Camilla sleeps rough for charity

>For seven series of Strictly Come Dancing, Camilla Dallerup entertained us with her talented choreography. Who can forget the dramatic Tango she did with James Martin, where she was the doll and he was the toymaker to Mein Herr from … Continue reading

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>Guest Post by Wendy Fraser – Crisis at Christmas

>To me it’s unbelievable that as one of the most affluent countries in the world, we can’t provide a roof over everybody’s head. It’s bad enough that people sleep rough at any time, but in the depths of Winter, and … Continue reading

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