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…

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Edinburgh Council Tenants Organise

The Council high rises in Muirhouse, Edinburgh are in a dangerous state of neglect.  The tenants’ health and safety is at risk from damp, asbestos and unresolved leaks. Enough is enough.  Now tenants in Muirhouse are organising through Living Rent tenants union to force City of Edinburgh Council to carry out much-needed repairs. On 6th September tenants are gathering…

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Jeane Freeman Pledges to Consider Benefits CAP Action

We are happy to reproduce this statement issued by the North Edinburgh campaign against homelessness and “We Are all Daniel Blake“: Jeane Freeman, Scottish Government minister for Social Security, has responded to campaigners’ demands by pledging to consider fully mitigating the Benefit Cap cuts to Housing Benefit. In response to the evictions caused by the…

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