Stop the Evictions, Campaigners Tell Edinburgh Council

Single mothers hit by the Benefits Cap and their supporters once more descended on Edinburgh Council on 3rd October. Demonstrators protested outside the City Chambers on the Royal Mile and then moved into the public gallery to support the deputation addressing the Council committee meeting. “Scrap the Benefits Cap” and “Stop the Evictions” demand the…Read moreRead more

A4e office invaded: “Unemployed have right to choose our own representatives”

Supporters of Edinburgh Coalition Against Poverty invaded A4e’s Edinburgh office on 15 November to distribute leaflets urging the unemployed people attending the Flexible New Deal provider to stand up for their rights.  The action – organised as part of the Britain-wide Day of Action against Welfare Cuts – was in resistance to A4e’s refusal to…Read moreRead more