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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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#Stop and Scrap Universal Credit

          #StopandScrap Universal Credit was the message as demonstrators descended on High Riggs jobcentre and Argyle House disability benefits assessment centre in Edinburgh on 18 April. Edinburgh Coalition Against Poverty called the protests as part of the Disabled People Against Cuts Britain-wide Day of Acton. Universal Credit worsens an already unjust…

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