Jun 8, 2021 14:30

Hidden homelessness in post-industrial communities

Much of the focus in government on the “levelling up” agenda is on investment and opportunity in post-industrial communities. Many residents in such places feel they have not shared fairly in the benefits of economic growth. Homelessness in towns and rural communities is often hidden. Rural and geographically remote communities face similar challenges. How can we ensure homelessness is not overlooked?


Julia Unwin DBE is an experienced non-executive Director with a commitment to social justice and an interest in bringing practical solutions to problems.

Emma Revie is Chief Executive of The Trussell Trust.

Emma Roddick is an MSP for the Highlands and Islands, serving as a councillor for the Highland Council's Ward 14: Inverness Central.

Paul Morrish is the Chief Executive of LandAid

Alex Clare-Young (they/them) is a writer, researcher, speaker and trainer with a passion for LGBTQ+ inclusion and diversity and lived experience of homelessness.

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