Tuesday, 14 August 2018

Thousands of ex-prisoners likely to be sleeping rough

Prisons minister says homeless former offenders could fall prey to a life of ‘vulnerability’

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More than 100,000 prisoners left detention for unsettled or unknown accommodation over the last three years, Ministry of Justice figures have revealed, raising concerns over the numbers of ex-offenders who could be sleeping rough.

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