All but four of the 33 London local authorities responded to the Guardian survey. Seventeen said they were already placing homeless families outside the capital, or had secured or were considering temporary accommodation outside London for future use. These included Kensington and Chelsea, which has moved a minority of homeless families to Manchester and Slough; Waltham Forest, which has acquired housing in Luton, Margate and Harlow; Brent, which has relocated some households to Hastings; and Tower Hamlets, which has relocated a handful of families to Northampton.
A roof over your head, yes, I\’ll accept that as part of the civil bargain. My pocket gets picked so as to ensure that there always is one. For the same system protects me, insures me, in the same manner.
A three or four bedroomed place in Westminster? Not so much I\’m afraid.