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Homeless people are freezing to death—when will this government take some responsibility?

As temperatures plummet, the situation for Britain’s rough sleepers has become truly desperate

By Neil Coyle  

Photo: Yui Mok/PA Wire/PA Images

The “beast from the east” has left temperatures across the UK plummeting this week. Commuters are even being advised to leave work early to avoid transport delays getting home. Sadly, over 8000 people in London alone last year had no home to get to and now face sub-zero temperatures outdoors.

Rough sleeping is a tragedy all year round. But during the weather we are set to face this week, the situation becomes truly desperate. Whilst the death of a homeless man briefly captured attention…

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