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Sep 9

September 9, 2010

Another demo at A4e

Notice of another demo against benefit fraudsters A4e, next Monday. Plus! Don’t forget the meeting on similar campaigns in Canada, at the other end of the day. DEMO AT A4e Monday 13 September 11.30am – 2pm At A4e, 34 Earl Grey St by Tollcross organised by Edinburgh Coalition Against Poverty NO to compulsory work for benefits to benefits sanctions to cuts in benefits & services to casualisation and attacks on workers’ rights to A4e denying the right to be accompanied…

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Sep 2

September 2, 2010

Speaker from Canada on Community Organizing & Anti-poverty work

Public meeting with Ontario Coalition Against Poverty speaker at Out of the Blue Drill Hall, 13th September, 7:30pm.

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May 6

May 6, 2009

Welfare & debt: Know your rights and use them

Recently, ECAP held a training session on welfare rights and the notes related to that are now available online. They cover the following topics: Community Care Grants and the Social Fund Debt (also Electricity and Gas Guide) Disability Living Allowance Employment and Support Allowance (formerly Incapacity Benefit) Local Housing Allowance and Housing Benefit and Council Tax Benefit Job Seekers Allowance Carers Allowance and To Claim or Not To Claim. Premiums for Income Support and other benefits

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