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'I had to use street lights to read books', ex-homeless caller tells James O'Brien

This is the moment a caller told James O'Brien of his experience of homelessness and how The Vagrancy Act was enforced against him.


The Vagrancy Act 1824 is regularly used by police to move rough sleepers on or ban them from certain locations under the threat of arrest.


Dave in Blyth began by saying: "I was homeless from the age of 15 to 24, so about seven years ago now.


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