Scottish Churches Housing Action – Tackling Homelessness

On Friday 7 October, Irene MacKinnon from SCPO attended the Scottish Churches Housing Action Autumn event on ‘Homelessness in Scotland – the challenges of uncertainty’.

Rev Graeme Wilson, convenor of SCHA spoke on the current state of homelessness in Scotland today, followed by the Rt Rev Dr Russell Barr, Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, who called for a new national strategy to tackle the “demoralising, degrading and dehumanising” blight of homelessness in Scotland.

Bill Barron, head of housing support and homelessness at the Scottish Government also spoke at the event on behalf of Housing Minister Kevin Stewart.

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