Calls for council to help homeless survive the severe weather

There are calls for a council in Kent to change the way it helps homeless people this winter. Medway Labour group are asking for changes to the severe weather protocol to benefit rough sleepers.

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Homeless people at risk due to sub-zero temperatures

With overnight temperatures plummeting to sub-zero over the last few days, there's growing concern for the welfare of people living on the streets.

In Medway, there are calls for a change in the rules about when the council is obliged to offer emergency support for the homeless.

It comes after another death in Chatham when a homeless man was found dead in the doorway of a shop on Christmas Eve.

Nashreen Issa reports:

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