Rough Sleeping in Brighton and Hove: Support from Katy Bourne, the Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner

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Katy Bourne, the Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner, with Chief Superintendent Nev Kemp (right) and me, at the launch of the Brighton and Hove Rough Sleeping Strategy Katy Bourne, the Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner, with Chief Superintendent Nev Kemp (right) and me, at the launch of the Brighton and Hove Rough Sleeping Strategy

Tuesday (19th July 2016) saw the launch of the Brighton and Hove Rough Sleeping Strategy.  You can read the strategy here. The aim of the strategy is to ensure that nobody has to sleep rough on the streets of Brighton and Hove by 2020. 

At the launch was the Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner, Katy Bourne.  In her weekly email, she spoke about the launch and the work she is doing to help tackle homelessness.  I have taken the liberty of reproducing it in full:

“It is a shocking statistic – the average age that rough sleepers die is just 47 years old. That is why this week I was proud to pledge my support for Brighton & Hove’s Rough Sleeping Strategy…

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