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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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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…

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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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