Drop In Number Of Homeless Children In Midlands

The figure has increased once again for adults however.

There's been a decrease in the number of homeless children in the midlands. 

The latest figures from the Department of Housing show there are now fifty-five children in emergency accommodation down from 61.  

However, there has been an increase in the number of adults with 50 women and 46 men homless in October. 

Nationally there are 10,514 staying in temporary accommodation. 

However, This hasn't seen the removal of the Housing Minister.

Eoghan Murphy survived a vote of no confidence in the Dáil. 

It was defeated 56 votes to 53 after a lengthy debate last night. 

The Social Democrats called for Murphy to be removed from office for his handling of the housing crisis.

Independent TDs Noel Grealish, Michael Lowry and Denis Naughten voted with the government.

Minister Eoghan Murphy defended his record during the debate:

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