ECAP over Xmas & New Year

The last ECAP Tuesday support session of the year will be the 22 December. ECAP will re-open on Tuesday 12 January. But please note the below: ECAP Tuesday support sessions are taking a break over the festive holidays. However if you have an emergency that can’t wait, if you let us know by 3 January,…Read moreRead more

DWP Step Up Harassment

DWP step up harassment and endanger claimants and workers by pushing for Jobcentre appointments – Resistance Needed! The numbers in hospital and dying from Covid are rising, but the caring DWP bosses are pressurising their workers to arrange more face to face jobcentre appointments to quiz claimants about their jobsearch. By causing unnecessary social interaction…Read moreRead more

Tuesday Drop-in: now Appointment Only

UPDATE: This is an update on earlier announcements ECAP Tuesday Sessions are reopening as appointment only for the time being. (Please note the situation could change at short notice) We’re asking people to contact us by Phone, Email or Facebook to organise an appointment. You can now ring us direct on 0131 557 6242 on…Read moreRead more

Issue 4 ‘Six Blocks’ Newsletter

Angry council tenants speak out about problems and hazards in the Muirhouse high rise flats. Bringing you news from May Court, Fidra, Gunnet, Birnies, and Inchmickery & Oxcars – the ‘Six Blocks’. Welcome to September’s issue no. 4, the headlines: ‘Mop-handed & Mad’, ‘Solidarity Not Charity’, ‘Refurbishment Work Started’, ‘City Chambers Demonstration’. Check out the…Read moreRead more

ECAP Back at High Riggs

The jobcentres are re-opening, mass unemployment is growing – we need to organise to resist. NO SANCTIONS, NO CONDITIONALITY was the message as Edinburgh Coalition Against Poverty held our second recent jobcentre stall at High Riggs on 18 August. This stall was busier than the one two weeks ago at Leith, more claimants going into…Read moreRead more