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LHF Alumni appointed as Advisers on Homelessness


Congratulations to two of the 2015 alumni from the unique LHF funded Leadership and Management Course run by London South Bank University.

Kate Farrell, Director of Merseyside Skylight, Crisis, has been appointed as Adviser on Homelessness to the new metro mayor for the Liverpool City Region, Steve Rotheram. Kate is shown on the left of the group photo along with two fellow graduates Ciara Devlin and Lee Buss. For more info go to

Steve McKinley, Area Director (North) from Depaul UK, has been seconded into DCLG, as an adviser mainly focussing on the implementation of the Homelessness Reduction Act and to lead on some specific challenges around temporary accommodation, rough sleeping and youth homelessness.

Well done to both!

If you would like more information about the course, which is designed for managers in the homelessness and housing sectors in London and other parts of the UK and is supported financially by the LHF, please go to https://

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