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Coronavirus: Lincolnshire councils must house all rough-sleepers by the weekend

Councils in Greater Lincolnshire have been asked by the government to house all people sleeping rough by the weekend, a homeless charity has said.

National organisation Crisis revealed today (Friday) that the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government had sent a letter to homelessness managers and rough sleeping co-ordinators across the country.

The letter is reported to have said: “As you know, this is a public health emergency. We are all redoubling our efforts to do what we possibly can at this stage to ensure that everybody is inside and safe by this weekend, and we stand with you in this.

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