A child in every London classroom is homeless, study finds

One in every 23 children in London is homeless, new figures suggest, as the Chancellor faces calls to tackle the issue in Wednesday’s Spring Budget.The analysis by London Councils suggests there are now 166,000 homeless Londoners living in temporary accommodation, some 81,000 of whom are children.According to the analysis, the number of Londoners making homelessness presentations increased by 18 per cent in November 2022 compared to the same month the year before.