Edinburgh Tesco invaded by anti-workfare protesters

Demonstrators opposing compulsory work for benefits invaded two branches of Tesco and picketed Poundstretcher and British Heart Foundation in Edinburgh today Saturday 3rd March.  Police dragged protestors out of Tescos, provoking protests and a virtual blockade of the store entrance by the police themselves.  Protests continued along the Bridges area of the city centre for…

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Join us to demonstrate against Workfare

NO TO COMPULSORY “WORK-FOR-YOUR-BENEFITS” SCHEMES DEMONSTRATE IN EDINBURGH MEET 12 NOON SATURDAY 3RD MARCH HUNTER SQUARE, off SOUTH BRIDGE We will be demonstrating at Companies exploiting free slave labour….as part of a UK-wide day of action More and more people are opposing the Government’s compulsory “work-for-your-benefits” schemes such as the Work Programme.  Sainsburys, Waterstones, TK…

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CUTTING DISABILITY BENEFIT KILLS – Proclaim Demonstrators at ATOS Edinburgh Benefits Testing Centre

Cutting disability benefits kills!  That was the message from campaigners who protested at the ATOS benefits testing centre at York Place, Edinburgh on 16th December.  At the same time people demonstrated at ATOS in Glasgow, London and around Britain, as part of the UK wide month of action against ATOS and the unfair sickness benefits tests.  …

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ECAP Supports the National Strike Day

On the massive 30 November Strike Day supporters of Edinburgh Coalition Against Poverty joined the Jobcentre workers picket line, protested at slave labour shysters A4e, then participated in the thousands-strong march to the Scottish Parliament.   At the main entrance of High Riggs Jobcentre, Edinburgh on 30 November ECAP were warmly welcomed by the workers…

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