282017Apr

The Homelessness Reduction Act

One of my proudest moments in Parliament. Yesterday the Homelessness Reduction Bill received Royal Assent and became law in the country, the Homelessness Reduction Act. I worked tirelessly to help get this Private Members Bill through – speaking at all stages and sitting on the Bill Committee. Prevention is the key and this act seeks to prioritise the vulnerable rather than leave it to a post code lottery. Here is my speech from the final stages