Severe Weather Emergency Protocols
Government urged to bring in new laws to protect homeless people in heatwaves
Climate change means heatwaves are going to become more frequent and intense but there is no law requiring authorities to protect people on the streets.
People are being urged to help rough sleepers during the heatwave
People should contact StreetLink if concerned about someone on the street.
Homelessness charity asks public to stay alert for rough sleepers at risk from heatwave
The public is being asked to stay alert for rough sleepers at risk from the heatwave that will push temperatures above 30C in some parts.