Articles by Howard Sinclair

St Mungo’s 2016 in review

With 2016 coming to a close, many of us are heading off to enjoy the festive season. In a blog based on an article written for 24 Housing, Howard Sinclair, St Mungo’s Chief Executive, looks back at 2016 and shares his hopes for 2017. Read more

Dec 21st | Howard Sinclair | Key people, Key posts, Uncategorized
St Mungo's SWEP appeal

With supported housing in limbo, vulnerable people face homelessness

Howard Sinclair, our CEO raises concern over the government’s delays on reforms to supported housing. He highlights the challenges and uncertainty faced by vulnerable people who rely on supported housing and difficult decisions providers have to face. Read more

Aug 12th | Howard Sinclair | Hostels, shelters & projects, Key people, Uncategorized
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Our wish list to government for 2016

Our Chief Executive Howard Sinclair explains where we hope the government will take more action in 2016, with a wish list that includes reducing rough sleeping and support for those with complex needs. Our work to end homelessness and rebuild lives involves ensuring government policy and legislation is informed by what’s best for people who […] Read more

Dec 30th | Howard Sinclair | Campaigns, Guest blogs
The Lodge

Boris Johnson and Evgeny Lebedev visit our services

The Mayor of London Boris Johnson and Evgeny Lebedev, chairman of the Independent and Evening Standard newspaper groups, recently visited two of our services. Howard Sinclair explains why we were glad to have the opportunity to show them round. Read more

Mar 5th | Howard Sinclair | Hostels, shelters & projects, Key people
Clients and staff presenting our manifesto

“We’re asking for real change for homeless people”

This week we launched our manifesto in Parliament, outlining what we and our clients want the next Government to prioritise. Howard Sinclair, our Chief Executive, explains what we are asking and why it is so important. Read more

Feb 26th | Howard Sinclair | Key people, Key posts, News
Woolly Hat Day eggs

Hats off to our supporters

Tomorrow is our annual Woolly Hat Day. Our CEO Howard Sinclair talks about why he hopes orange hats will be worn across the country. Read more

Jan 29th | Howard Sinclair | Events, Key people, Volunteering
Sleeping rough

Rough sleeping – not just a winter’s tale

As temperatures drop and Christmas approaches, many people’s thoughts turn to what it might be like to be homeless at this time of year. In his latest blog, Chief Executive Howard Sinclair reflects on the reality of sleeping rough not just at winter, but all year round. Read more.  Read more

Nov 27th | Howard Sinclair | Hostels, shelters & projects, Key people
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What if the House of Commons was a homeless hostel?

Using data from our Client Needs Survey, we imagined what the House of Commons would look like as a hostel for homeless people with a complex range of needs and backgrounds. Howard Sinclair, Chief Executive, explains more and how we go about addressing these issues. Some of you with longer memories and knowledge of the learning […] Read more

Oct 2nd | Howard Sinclair | Key people
Man and woman looking at papers

What’s in a legacy?

At St Mungo’s Broadway we are fortunate that some of our supporters choose to leave us a gift in their Will. Chief Executive Howard Sinclair writes about the difference these gifts make and the importance of ensuring we use them in the best way we can.  Read more

Sep 10th | Howard Sinclair | Key people, Support
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Homelessness comes in many guises

We work with people of all ages. Chief Executive Howard Sinclair writes about some older and younger residents he’s met recently.   Read more

Aug 13th | Howard Sinclair | Hostels, shelters & projects, Key people, Real life stories

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