Edinburgh City Council & The Leak – 2 & a Half Years, a Collapsed Ceiling & Still Leaking….

MUCH of old Muirhouse is gone now, blitzed in advance of the ill-fated Waterfront Project in an orgy of city council vandalism remembered as ‘the Muirhoose Clearances.’ The empty acres that once held hundreds of families in social housing were sown with wild flower seed and hilariously re-branded as ‘the Meadows.’ But this fly-tipper’s dream…

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Solidarity Will Beat The DWP Bullies

Demonstrators from round Scotland besieged High Riggs Jobcentre on 3rd October to insist the DWP bosses recognise that all claimants have the right to be accompanied to all benefits-related appointments by the person or people of their choice. This followed the appalling treatment of an ill and vulnerable claimant on 1st September when the management…

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Advocacy is Not a Crime

DEFEND THE RIGHT TO BE ACCOMPANIED BESIEGE HIGH RIGGS JOBCENTRE MON 3rd OCTOBER 12 NOON – 2PM Police preventing advocacy On 1st September the management at High Riggs Jobcentre called the police to deny an ill and vulnerable man his right to be accompanied to a Job Seekers Allowance appointment by his father and an advocate…

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Tony Cox sentenced – No Justice, No Peace!

On 21 July Dundee sheriff court sentenced Scottish Unemployed Workers Network activist Tony Cox to 150 hours community work. In a classic example of class justice from the biased sheriff, Tony had earlier been found guilty of “threatening behaviour” following his arrest while accompanying a claimant to a work capability assessment at Maximus in Dundee….

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