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The Nationality and Borders Bill will wash away the last vestige of safety for desperate migrants

By Harry Williams / July 23, 2021

It seems that we are at that point in the Summer season again, where the headlines harbour news of supposed crisis after crisis at the Southern shores of Britain. On Monday, a record 430 migrants crossed the Channel, with frontpages and newsreels splashing images of the jubilant new arrivals. But as the government’s new Nationality…

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Freedom Day: a hollow promise for those with NRPF

By Megan Fereday / July 19, 2021

As coronavirus restrictions lift, vulnerable migrants with NRPF are facing the prospect of returning to life without shelter.

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English and Finnish approaches to homelessness

By Csenge Földvári-Nagy / July 12, 2021

Csenge (Cicy) Földvári-Nagy, recipient of the Jane Slowey Memorial Bursary 2020, blogs on the findings of her outstanding dissertation research at the University of Birmingham’s School of Social Policy.

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Three University of Birmingham students researching housing and COVID-19 to be supported with Jane Slowey Memorial Bursary 2021

By Megan Fereday / July 7, 2021

Commonweal Housing is proud to present three more students from the University of Birmingham’s School of Social Policy with a bursary, in memory of our late trustee and friend, Jane Slowey CBE.

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In It Together: Commonweal Housing reveals vital learning from a year like no other in annual review

By Megan Fereday / July 5, 2021

Commonweal Housing’s annual review calls for urgent improvements to housing provision for those most harshly affected by the COVID19 pandemic.

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Jane Slowey Memorial Bursary: Commonweal is funding the change-makers of tomorrow

By Sarah Ogundu / July 2, 2021

A formidable champion of the charity sector and campaigner who rarely rested, Jane Slowey was at the heart of change in the housing and third sectors. Commander of the Order of the British Empire, Chief Executive of young people’s housing charity The Foyer Federation, and a Trustee to Commonweal Housing, Jane was a driving force…

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