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Homeless Persons

Volume 979: debated on Monday 25 February 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if it is his policy on housing homeless persons that the splitting of families is not acceptable and that receiving children into care is expensive and causes personal hardship and long-term damage to children.

The hon. Member has quoted from the Department's code of guidance on the Housing (Homeless Persons) Act 1977. Both the Act and the code are being reviewed to establish whether, and if so what, changes are required.