Progress is continuing to be made on tackling homelessness, including for the most vulnerable. I have championed a “Housing First” approach, which prioritises getting people into a home and then helping them with their other problems.
The Covid crisis has reminded us all of how important our local high streets are – not just to the economy but to our local communities. They face unprecedented challenges including Covid and the rise of online shopping.
We are pumping almost £100 million into the City Centre South development.
The proposals represent a ‘21st-century rethink’, making city centre living a reality by creating hundreds of new homes on a reclaimed brownfield site and moving away from the reliance on big anchor stores.