Lord Young’s story

Sir George Young, now Lord Young of Cookham, served as a Conservative MP between 1974 and 2015. As Sir George Young, he was Housing Minister in John Major’s government from 1990 to 1994. During this time he oversaw the Rough Sleepers Initiative, which delivered significant investment in services to reduce rough sleeping in London.


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Our 50 year history is filled with some extraordinary people. To mark our anniversary, we will be profiling 50 Lives throughout 2019 – a snapshot of those who have played their part in our story. You can read the stories on our website at www.mungos.org/50-lives.