Stop blaming each other
It is typical that Peterborough’s current politicians are more interested in assigning blame for a problem than seeking to mitigate the problem - Peterborough needs an adequate and balanced housing provision (Peterborough Telegraph 27/09/16).
In the unlikely event that the city council has a surplus of three bed houses, then allow multiple occupancy in them.
This could house several homeless at a time!
This would be better for the residents and cheaper than Travelodge.
More likely, it is a case of simply not enough housing, again this can be mitigated by allowing mobile homes to be located on some of the redundant land scattered around Peterborough, again better and cheaper than Travelodge!
Cambridgeshire councils have resisted nearly all such innovations in service provi- sion. An elected Mayor from next May will have an opportunity to bring fresh ideas to mitigate, if not solve many of the service provisions Peter Dawe Mayor candidate Peterborough and Cambridgeshire