All rough sleepers in England should be found a roof over their head, ministers have said.

Local authorities have been urged to do all they can to "get everyone in," in the face of the coronavirus pandemic.

Labour welcomed the move but said councils needed more money to achieve the goal.

Homelessness charity Crisis also welcomed the commitment but said "questions remained" about how it would be achieved and paid for.

It said there needed to be an urgent national appeal for accommodation, including empty apartment blocks and hotels, to house the homeless.

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