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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HOMES FOR EVERYONE

Solidarity protest with homeless people End the Horror of SLUM HOMELESS HOSTELS IN EDINBURGH Wednesday 17 January 10am – 11.30am Abbots House 10 Links Place EH6 7EZ Abbots house was recently reviewed as “absolutely disgusting”, but its business is flourishing. Its owner is making a fortune from exploiting homeless people placed there by Edinburgh City Council. Share…

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On The Jobcentre Front Line

A recent advocacy stall at High Riggs Jobcentre in Edinburgh saw ECAP meet two claimants needing immediate support – we accompanied both into the Jobcentre there and then. This resulted in decent outcomes for both claimants, not least due to the claimants sticking up for themselves. Both cases involved attempts by the Jobcentre to deny…

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