New Year – More Resistance!

Edinburgh Coalition Against Poverty organises to encourage resistance to Universal Credit, austerity and the whole profit-dominated exploiting system. The recent Action Against Austerity gathering in Glasgow agreed on plans to broaden the resistance to Universal Credit, and we hope to announce initiatives soon. Effective resistance means making oppressive policies unworkable. We need to build a movement….Read moreRead more

Tuesday Drop-In Closed Over Xmas

The last ECAP drop-in of the year is Tuesday 18th December. The first drop-in of 2019 will be Tuesday 8th January. If you’d like to get in touch during the xmas period, please email ECAP or message us on Facebook. Do not ring the ACE phone as it isn’t attended over the holidays.   Share…Read moreRead more

Declaration of Resistance to Universal Credit

ECAP are encouraged that people came out in the rain on 28 November to demonstrate at Leith jobcentre against Universal Credit. Sisters Uncut, Oficina Precaria and other groups supported the demo too. Universal Credit increases poverty, homelessness and misery. It massively increases the scope and length of sanctions. It attacks the disabled, young people, women,…Read moreRead more

Universal Credit Demo – Wed 28 November!

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Stop & Scrap Universal Credit!

Demonstrate Leith Jobcentre, 199 Commercial Street, Edinburgh 12 noon – 1.30 pm Wednesday 28th November Universal Credit goes full service in Edinburgh from 28 November 2018. This means all new claims for the six benefits that Universal Credit is replacing will now have to be claims for Universal Credit (UC). Universal Credit is an attack…Read moreRead more