23 Dec 2017

Over 9,000 homeless not going home for Christmas

More than nine thousand people won’t be ‘going home for Christmas’. Instead they’ll be waking up in cars and tents, or on buses and trains. The figure comes from the homeless charity Crisis, which says many people miss out on help because they are not spotted sleeping on the streets.

Jane Deith has been to meet one man who slept in his car, until locals complained.