Ep. 29 Putting homelessness first, Graham Carr-Jones, Dorset Council

On this week’s episode of Public Sector Voices we are joined by Graham Carr-Jones, Councillor on Dorset Council and the Portfolio Holder for Housing and Community Safety.

Graham fundamentally believes that everyone deserves a roof over their head, and has used the time during the pandemic to push it to the forefront of Dorset Council’s plans.

Through not saying no quick enough, Graham has carved out an extensive career at North Dorset Council, being the leader of that council before moving to Dorset Council when it became a unitary last year.

“Social problem start with housing”, and it’s through housing that many social issues can be dealt with. Graham tells PSE how Dorset Council became a registered social landlord which aims to accelerate plans to ease the homelessness problem across Dorset.

Silver linings aren’t something that comet to mind when one thinks of Covid-19, but Graham shares a couple of lovely stories that have stemmed from people taking a bad hand that they were dealt in order to do something positive.

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