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‘Too often councils are failing in their duties’ on homelessness

Two-thirds of all upheld complaints to the Local Government Ombudsman about homelessness involve local authorities in London, including Croydon, according to a report published today. “Too often we are finding councils at fault,” Ombudsman Michael King said today in releasing … Continue reading

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Two ombudsmen issue ruling against council and health bodies

A young woman with serious mental health issues was ‘cast adrift by the organisations who should have helped her, over many years’, says a damning set of findings. ‘The situation is not unique,’ according to senior official Two separate ombudsman … Continue reading

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