News – May 2010

Queen Elizabeth II

Councils must be ‘transparent’ 

25 May 2010

If local councils are given more decision-making powers on housing, they must be transparent and accountable, Shelter warned today.

george osborne

Spending cuts unveiled 

24 May 2010

Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne (pictured) has announced the Treasury’s plans to make £6.2bn of spending cuts in 2010-11.

Campbell Robb

House building figures down 

20 May 2010

Shelter’s chief executive Campbell Robb (pictured) has described new house building figures released today as ‘shocking’.

Shoosmiths staff present cheque

Thanks to Shoosmiths! 

18 May 2010

A huge thank you to the staff at commercial law firm Shoosmiths, who have raised £120,000 for Shelter’s emergency hardship fund, which provides essential household items for homeless families.

Houses of Parliament

Advice on hand for new MPs 

17 May 2010

As Parliament officially returns, Shelter research reveals that new MPs will find housing is the chief concern of their constituents.

Unhappy looking couple

Help homeowners at risk, urges Shelter 

13 May 2010

Shelter and the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) have urged the new Government to take immediate action to help thousands of people at risk of losing their homes.

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