NO TO SLUM HOMELESS HOSTELS! HOMES FOR ALL!

No to slum homeless hostels! Homes for all! This was the message from the dozens of demonstrators who defied the snow to demonstrate at Abbots House homeless hostel in Edinburgh on 17 January. Edinburgh Council are paying millions to private landlords like the owners of Abbots House who are housing the homeless in disgraceful conditions….Read moreRead more

SEVEN DEMANDS TO THE SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT ON DEVOLVED SOCIAL SECURITY

We urge the Scottish Government to take the following important steps to improve devolved social security.  Working with other groups like Action Against Austerity and We are all Daniel Blake, ECAP aim to help create a movement strong enough to insist the new devolved powers are used to make positive changes, in the face of…Read moreRead more

Atos KILLS: We Fight Back

Friday 21 July Edinburgh – ATOS KILLS : WE FIGHT BACK – Support the Disabled People Against Cuts Week of Action Edinburgh Coalition Against Poverty and the Autonomous Centre of Edinburgh are calling for action in Edinburgh on Friday 21st July as part of the Disabled People Against Cuts Britain-wide week of action.    Gather…Read moreRead more

Scottish Colleges – STOP Involvement with DWP Threats & Sanctions

Unemployed claimants are being forced to go on compulsory courses run by Scottish colleges under threat of sanctions. This is despite the fact that Employability Services were devolved in April 2017 and the Scottish government has declared that all devolved Employability Services are voluntary. Share This: