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Fabian Society Speech: Andy Burnham on Combatting Homelessness

A Fabian Society speech by the Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham on homelessness, rough sleeping and Greater Manchester’s approach to tackling this humanitarian crisis.

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Fabian members are warmly invited to attend a Fabian Society speech by the Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham on the themes of homelessness, rough sleeping and Greater Manchester’s approach to tackling this humanitarian crisis.

Following a keynote speech a panel discussion will take place featuring the Mayor and other influential and informed voices from the sector.

“Greater Manchester is leading the way in the UK with its commitment to provide a bed plus targeted support for every person sleeping rough in the city-region, every night of the recent winter, the so-called A Bed Every Night campaign. In total more than 1,000 people have been helped off the street and 400 of those are now in receipt of more sustainable, long-term accommodation.”

Agenda:

09.30 – Arrivals

10.00 – Welcome and intro

10.15 – Mayor keynote speech

10.45 – Panel discussion

Chair: Andrew Harrop, Fabian Society

  • Andy Burnham MP
  • Jo Walby, Mustard Tree CEO
  • Cllr Sue Murphy, Deputy Leader of Manchester CC

11.15 – End

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Online registration is not available for this event

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