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Jasmine Cox on Homelessness in Windsor: How the Conservatives are Getting It Wrong
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Jasmine Cox on Homelessness in Windsor: How the Conservatives are Getting It Wrong

Homelessness in Windsor has gained attention recently after Councilor Simon Dudley raised concerns about the town’s “epidemic of rough sleeping”. On the 2 January 2018, Simon Dudley, Conservative council leader for The Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead, sent a letter to Anthony Stansfeld, Thames Valley Police (TVP) addressing what he calls a response to “anti-social behaviour” and “aggressive begging and intimidation in Windsor”. With the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle taking place in Windsor Castle May 2018, it seems unjust that not only is Dudley decidedly taking action now that tourism will massively increase, but he is taking action against them instead of helping the homeless. Dudley states in his letter that the Royal Borough has “invested heavily in the sup...