Tag: City of Edinburgh Council

NO TO SLUM HOMELESS HOSTELS! HOMES FOR ALL!

No to slum homeless hostels! Homes for all! This was the message from the dozens of demonstrators who defied the snow to demonstrate at Abbots House homeless hostel in Edinburgh on 17 January. Edinburgh Council are paying millions to private landlords like the owners of Abbots House who are housing the homeless in disgraceful conditions….

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Council Tax Resisters Besiege Council

Anti Council Tax resisters besieged Edinburgh City Chambers today 5th February after the Council barred members of the public from the public gallery during the full City of Edinburgh Council meeting. Police eventually moved in to manhandle demonstrators out of the Chambers entrance. “The Council are acting like tinpot dictators – but we wont be intimidated,” say…

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RESIST THE UNFAIR COUNCIL TAX! Demonstrate at the Council Meeting on 5th February WE STOP THE SHERIFF!

Resist the unfair Council policy of threatening thousands of people in arrears with sequestration! Demonstrate at the council meeting 9.30am Thursday 5th Feb 2009 City of Edinburgh Council meeting, City chambers, High St, Edinburgh Organised by Edinburgh Coalition Against Poverty The Council Tax is widely recognised as being unfair, disproportionately hitting those on low and…

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