In the Media

Catch 22 of the evicted family living in a Travelodge

PUBLISHED November 5, 2004

Efforts to drive forward the government's agenda on antisocial behaviour may be compromised because of town halls' statutory responsibilities towards housing homeless families, it was claimed today.

The warning from St Helens council on Merseyside came as it defended its decision to house a family of six in a Travelodge at a cost of £630-a-week, after they were evicted from their home for antisocial behaviour.