Tory MP admits benefit cuts ‘may well’ have led to increase in rough sleeping [YOU THINK]

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Sajid Javid made the stark admission during a live radio interview

Homelessness is up, but, I’m alright Jack

Tory benefit cuts “may well have” caused an increase in homelessness, a cabinet minister admitted today.

Conservative Communities Secretary Sajid Javid made the stark admission during an LBC Radio interview about the government’s new rough sleeping crackdown.

A task force to cut the number of people living on the street is being launched as ministers promised to break the cycle of homelessness .

Councils with high levels of rough sleepers will also be given cash from a £30 million fund.

Tories’ new homelessness minister blasted for saying she ‘doesn’t know’ why rough sleeping has soared

The Government has faced intense criticism over spiralling numbers of people on the streets and housing minster Heather Wheeler has promised to resign if the problem gets worse on her watch.

Mr Javid said the latest plans…

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