COMMONS

What is the Government doing to support the hidden homeless?

27 November 2017

The Public Accounts Committee questions the Department for Communities and Local Government about their work in reducing the number homeless households, as well as asking the Department for Work and Pensions whether benefit reform is contributing to the problem.

Witnesses

Monday 27 November 2017,  Boothroyd Room, Portcullis House

At 4.00pm

  • Sir Robert Devereux, Permanent Secretary, Department for Work and Pensions
  • Phillip Glanville, Mayor of Hackney
  • Michael King, Local Government Ombudsman
  • John Sparkes, Chief Executive, Crisis
  • Gillian Douglas, Head of Housing Options, Bristol City Council

At 4.30pm

  • Sir Robert Devereux, Permanent Secretary, Department for Work and Pensions
  • Melanie Dawes, Permanent Secretary, Department for Communities and Local Government
  • Peter Schofield, Director General Finance, Department for Work and Pensions

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