£20 More for All Benefits: Day of Action

We join the 2nd UK Day of Action called by Disabled People Against Cuts to demand that the £20 increase to Universal Credit introduced at the start of the pandemic be made permanent and extended to other benefits. That the increase did not apply to legacy benefits demonstrates how the hostile environment the DWP has…Read moreRead more

Fight the Racist GPOW test – resist restrictions on benefits for people from beyond the UK

ECAP and Oficina Precaria have successfully supported a EU Migrant claimant in winning Jobseeker’s Allowance benefits and the Permanent Right to Reside, and putting an end to his harassment by DWP. In this article we want to provide some notes about this victory and a few reflections that we hope can support organised solidarity and…Read moreRead more

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…Read moreRead more