The government has unveiled its £100m strategy to tackle rough sleeping on England's streets. It wants to "help people turn their lives around", including support for mental health and addictions. Housing Secretary James Brokenshire vowed to make homelessness "a thing of the past" and the government has vowed to end rough sleeping by 2027. But Labour says the plan is already "unravelling" as it's become clear no new money is being invested. Homelessness has been on the rise for the past seven years, with around 4,750 people estimated to be sleeping rough on any given night in England in 2017. Charities have welcomed the plan, but warned that it was "a step forward and not a total fix". Rough sleeping rises for seventh year UK 'could end homelessness in a decade' Homeless in the snow: 'I hope I wake up' The Rough Sleeping Strategy will focus on preventing people from becoming homeless in the first place by offering a range of support. Read full story & view map here Yet another government trick to let the public think it's helping & keep in mind the gov is taking the mioney from else where. Be nice to get your thoughts. Do you even trust the Tories any more?