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Agenda item

Follow-up session with the Minister for Housing and Local Government in relation to rough sleeping in Wales

Julie James AM, Minister for Housing and Local Government

Emma Williams, Deputy Director, Housing Policy Division

Sarah Rhodes, Head of Homelessness Branch, Housing Policy Division

 

Minutes:

2.1 The Committee received evidence from:

·         Julie James AM, Minister for Housing and Local Government

·         Emma Williams, Deputy Director, Housing Policy Division

·         Sarah Rhodes, Head of Homelessness Branch, Housing Policy Division

 

2.2 During the evidence session, the Minister for Housing and Local Government agreed to establish whether they have figures on the Prison Advice and Care Trust’s initiative to meet prisoners upon release to direct them to appropriate services. She also agreed to indicate whether the initative has led to a reduction in the number of prisoners that return to the streets upon release and subsequently return to prison.

 

 

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