Una Mullally: Ploy to normalise homelessness must stop

It is a mistake to try and minimise a problem that the public can see growing worse

Speaking at Fine Gael's National conference Leo Varadkar defended his parties record on homelessness record saying that it 'has one of the lowest levels of homelessness' compared to other countries.

Another week, another batch of frustration and anger about housing and homelessness. The public has high demands – unrealistic, some politicians might say. Perhaps we don’t know the full picture. Maybe we just don’t “get” all the work and funding that’s going into the issue. Unfortunately for politicians, for the public the proof of the pudding will always be in the eating.  

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