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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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Stop Sanctions Demo is a Success

Despite officials from Unite The Union trying to cancel Unite involvement in the protest at HIgh Riggs jobcentre – reportedly due to a request by the local PCS who said one of their workers had been threatened earlier in the week by an individual – the 30th March Day of Action against sanctions went ahead…

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“Stop Benefit Sanctions” Day of Action

DEMONSTRATE STOP BENEFIT SANCTIONS NO TO THE CUT IN EMPLOYMENT AND SUPPORT ALLOWANCE ABOLISH THE WORK CAPABILITY ASSESSMENT pay ESA on the basis of a GP sickline Thursday 30th March  10.30am High Riggs Jobcentre, 20 High Riggs, Edinburgh EH3 9HU  12 noon Maximus assessment centre, Argyle House, 3 Lady Lawson Street,  Edinburgh, EH3 9SJ Britain-wide…

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I Daniel Blake…

Groups round Scotland and beyond are organising community showings of the new Ken Loach film I DANIEL BLAKE, aiming to involve more people in grass-roots resistance to austerity, including solidarity accompanying to benefits appointments and assessments. Below is the text of a leaflet which ECAP has produced and is distributing at showings. I DANIEL BLAKE…… Shows…

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