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Living without a safety net – No Recourse to Public Funds

By Rebecca Dillon / March 26, 2014

Some people have a simple phrase attached to their status in the UK – “no recourse to public funds”. The meaning is apparently very clear. While you may have the right to be in the country, you do not have the right to access any services paid by the public purse, nor are you able…

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Re-Unite Humberside: Sarah's story

By Rebecca Dillon / March 4, 2013

In partnership with the Hull Together Women Project, Re-Unite has helped Sarah* turn her family’s life around. Sarah’s children were aged three years and eight months respectively when she was given a six-year prison sentence for drug offences in 2009.

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Peer Landlord project: Harry's Story

By Rebecca Dillon / March 4, 2013

We like you to hear about the people Commonweal projects support: meet Harry* – a tenant accessing the Peer Landlord project delivered with our partner, Thames Reach

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Re-Unite South London – flexible and focused: the specialists at the heart of neighbourhoods

By Rebecca Dillon / February 4, 2013

Re-Unite featured in the independent research commissioned by g320, the representative body for smaller housing associations in London.

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Ashley Horsey guest blogging for No Offence!

By Rebecca Dillon / November 16, 2012

No Offence! has published a guest blog by Ashley Horsey, CEO of Commonweal Housing on 9th November 2012. No Offence! is an award winning Community Interest Company, supported by a Management Team, Advisory Board, Ambassadors, Patron and Volunteers. Together with a growing number of members, they bring together the largest group of criminal justice expertise…

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Open letter to David Cameron PM about Re-Unite

By Rebecca Dillon / October 22, 2012

After attending a speech on 22nd October 2012 made by the Prime Minister David Cameron about the criminal justice system, Ashley Horsey wrote an open letter informing Mr Cameron about our Re-Unite project.

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