Christine Jardine told talkRADIO her party would scrap the "abhorrent" Vagrancy Act, which criminalises sleeping on the street.
The Tory MP defended describing a homelessness charity as a "magnet for undesirables", claiming he was quoting his constituents.
‘Homeless Hero’ Tony Long walked from London to Bristol to raise awareness about the impact mental health has on those who are homeless.
talkRADIO presenter Kevin O’Sullivan spent the night sleeping on the streets of Windsor as part of the “Homeless Heroes” campaign.
A former political adviser to Windsor council has defended the controversial proposal to invoke archaic vagrancy laws after an opposition candidate said it brought the borough into “disrepute”.
Big Issue has launched a resellable magazine in a bid to overcome the problems faced by an increasingly cashless society.
The leader of the opposition at Manchester City Council has criticised plans to fine rough sleepers for 'antisocial behaviour'
Jon Sparkes, chief executive of Crisis, has said that it is “an appalling state of affairs” when someone has to choose between sleeping on the streets or prison, after a report said prisoners are reoffending to get a roof over their heads.
Amazon boss Jeff Bezos has announced that he and his wife MacKenzie are to divorce after 25 years of marriage.
The housing and homelessness charity is urging the government to spend billions on a 20-year housebuilding programme.
Two Harrods employees are facing jail after attacking a homeless man who asked them for a cigarette
The director of a series of films about the relationship between homeless people and their dogs has said it is a "massive misconception" that the animals are kept to help with begging.
A homeless man has been left injured after his tent was set on fire in a busy shopping district in Cardiff.
Councils will be urged to publish detailed homelessness strategies by next winter under government plans to end rough sleeping by 2027.
Over 50 Croydon residents congregated outside their council building to perform a nativity as a call for affordable housing in the borough.
More than 130,000 children will not have a “permanent home” on Christmas Day, the homeless charity Shelter has found.
Landlords are boycotting B&Q and M&S over their support for homeless charity Shelter, which they say is taking part in a “campaign of negativity”.
Polly Neate of Shelter told Julia Hartley-Brewer that the 4% rise in homelessness in the UK was down to several factors, but a decrease in social housing was the 'root'
A £20 million scheme to help rough sleepers off the streets and into secure homes has been announced by the Government ahead of World Homeless Day.
Solomon Smith, founder of Brixton Soup Kitchen, alleges that Vertigo Child Solutions offered to fundraise for his charity, but that he never received the funds. Police are investigating allegations of fraud
Housing secretary James Brokenshire will officially launch a new strategy to tackle homelessness and rough sleeping in the UK today
The Ark Project, a homeless shelter that operates from a bus in Windsor and the surrounding area, has had its bus impounded in the run up to the royal wedding
Theresa May clashed with Jeremy Corbyn over homelessness
Julia Hartley-Brewer says people shouldn't be begging as it's a criminal offence and they should have access to benefits
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