there are SWEP notices, ( severe weather emergency protocol) the councils are responsible for offering shelter to anyone and everyone with no where to go. If you no of someone sleeping rough ring street link or ring the council emergency number now. I have just had a VERY long discussion with my local council emergency call centre about this: they didn't know, or claimed not to know about the SWEP notice. They do now! and in the absence of any local SWEP shelters they agreed to take this young man into a hotel for the night. the streetlink number is 020 7840 4430.