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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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Stop the Evictions of Families & Children

11 families and 42 children face eviction from their privately rented homes in North Edinburgh due to the Benefits Cap – some have already been evicted and are in appalling homeless hostels.  This injustice is affecting families throughout Edinburgh, Scotland and Britain. DEMONSTRATE AT EDINBURGH COUNCIL MEETING, CITY CHAMBERS, HIGH STREET THURSDAY 29 JUNE, 9.30AM ONWARDS…

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Scrap the Benefits Cap! Tory Offices Occupied

Mothers and children facing eviction and their supporters occupied Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson’s Edinburgh offices on 7th June to demand an end to the benefits cap. At least 11 families and 42 children face eviction from their privately rented homes in North Edinburgh due to the Benefit Cap drastically cutting their Housing Benefit, resulting…

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