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Stop & Scrap Universal Credit

It is important we don’t forget about this demo on the 1st of March: For the first time ever people in work could face being sanctioned (having their benefits stopped) if they don’t prove to the jobcentre that they’re searching for better paid work or more hours. Pensioner couples will also be affected if one…

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Solidarity protest with homeless people End the Horror of SLUM HOMELESS HOSTELS IN EDINBURGH Wednesday 17 January 10am – 11.30am Abbots House 10 Links Place EH6 7EZ Abbots house was recently reviewed as “absolutely disgusting”, but its business is flourishing. Its owner is making a fortune from exploiting homeless people placed there by Edinburgh City Council. Share…

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On The Jobcentre Front Line

A recent advocacy stall at High Riggs Jobcentre in Edinburgh saw ECAP meet two claimants needing immediate support – we accompanied both into the Jobcentre there and then. This resulted in decent outcomes for both claimants, not least due to the claimants sticking up for themselves. Both cases involved attempts by the Jobcentre to deny…

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