Leeds City Council - Archive (homelessness)

2019
07
March
2019
Commenting on the tragic death of a rough sleeper found in Leeds city centre this morning, Cllr Debra Coupar, Executive Member for Communities said: “It is heart-breaking to hear that a woman has died in these circumstances and our thoughts and co...
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06
February
2019
A new strategy to deal with homelessness and rough sleeping are the focus of a Leeds City Council report published this week to deal with the national issue as it affects the city. The new strategy builds on current successful activity and signifi...
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2016
12
October
2016
A Leeds City Council spokeswoman said: “Our priority is assisting people who need accommodation and support on a daily basis. This was available throughout the protest and would have been provided to anyone that needed it regardless of the protest...
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05
October
2016
Councillor Debra Coupar, Leeds City Council’s executive member for communities, said: “We’ve been clear that no one has to sleep rough in Leeds as there is accommodation and support available and our priority remains providing vulnerable people wi...
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2015
12
May
2015
A new campaign has been launched urging both residents and visitors to Leeds not to give to beggars in the city centre, but instead contribute through a dedicated text number which will ensure all donations are used to provide meaningful support to t...
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