News – January 2011

Deborah and Charlie at Justice for All launch

Justice for All launch 

31 Jan 2011

Shelter has joined Justice for All, the campaign for the protection of social welfare advice which was launched in the House of Commons last week.

A young woman

1 in 3 can’t cover costs 

25 Jan 2011

Almost a third (28 per cent) of UK adults spend more money each month than they have coming in, research by The Co-operative Insurance and Shelter shows.

Jon Snow

Jon Snow steps up 

19 Jan 2011

Channel 4 News presenter and renowned British journalist Jon Snow is feeling the heat as he prepares to take on Shelter’s tower-running challenge Vertical Rush.

Houses of Parliament

LHA cuts to split London 

13 Jan 2011

Government cuts to Local Housing Allowance (LHA) will increase the segregation of rich and poor areas in London, our research confirms.

A family

2m pay for home on cards 

06 Jan 2011

More than two million people have used credit cards to pay their mortgage or rent, an increase of almost 50 per cent in a year, Shelter research reveals today.

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