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‘Tough Love’ PSPO – An Effective Enforcement Solution?

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  A ‘Tough love’ PSPO (Public Space Protection Order) is what is needed to tackle Exeter’s homeless and rough sleeping problem claimed the city’s MP Ben Bradshaw in the press recently. He described a, ‘perfect storm of homelessness’ after a visit to the streets that are now home to dozens of rough sleepers with all their associated problems. Ben believes a PSPO will help in solving som...
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Rough Sleeping – You won’t SARA your way out of this problem

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  The complex challenges of homelessness and rough sleeping have so far been met by many cities through a mixture of services (including the police) 'engaging' with the victims of this social problem to provide support. For those who fail to 'engage' with this support a contentious model of enforcement based on Public Space Protection Orders (PSPOs) is being considered. The use of a...
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