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#Stop and Scrap Universal Credit

          #StopandScrap Universal Credit was the message as demonstrators descended on High Riggs jobcentre and Argyle House disability benefits assessment centre in Edinburgh on 18 April. Edinburgh Coalition Against Poverty called the protests as part of the Disabled People Against Cuts Britain-wide Day of Acton. Universal Credit worsens an already unjust…

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Universal Credit is Universally Crap!

#StopandScrap Universal Credit ECAP is protesting against Universal Credit (or UC) as part of the Britain-wide campaign called by Disabled People Against Cuts (DPAC). UC is a means-tested benefit for everyone of working age – It will involve an increasingly tougher set of conditions applied to those who are unemployed, and in low paid work….

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Stop & Scrap Universal Credit: CANCELLED

*****PROTEST CANCELLED***** It is important we don’t forget about this demo on the 1st of March: For the first time ever people in work could face being sanctioned (having their benefits stopped) if they don’t prove to the jobcentre that they’re searching for better paid work or more hours. Pensioner couples will also be affected…

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