Disability Benefits Must be Extended Indefinitely – STOP the Reviews!

Several claimants being supported by ECAP recently received letters informing them that either their Personal Independence Payment or their Employment and Support Allowance award was to be reviewed. This news is bad enough at any time, as the review could result in your benefits being reduced or cut completely – but it’s even worse during…Read moreRead more

ATOS Hit by Protests UK Wide

CUTTING DISABILITY BENEFITS KILLS – was the message being sent by protestors gathered outside the ATOS Edinburgh testing centre in York Place on 14th April, for the Day of Action Against Benefits Cuts.  Like many groups round the UK we were there to show our opposition to the brutal attack on people who are sick…Read moreRead more

Claimants & Students Join Together to Resist Cuts

Edinburgh Coalition Against Poverty organised a demo on 24th November against benefit cuts and workfare and in solidarity with the students UK-wide Day of Action against education cuts. After assembling at High Riggs Job Centre and demonstrating at slave labour provider A4e, the 30-strong ECAP contingent joined the student march to the LibDem’s office at…Read moreRead more