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2011 budget briefing

If the need hasn’t gone away, why should the services?

Budget 2011. Briefing for councillors. Cuts are not inevitable. They are not needed and they are likely to damage the ... Read More
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Edinburgh budget goes through despite protests

Edinburgh budget goes through despite protests

The Edinburgh Lib Dem/ SNP budget, threatening 1,200 jobs, has been voted through on the casting vote of the Lord ... Read More
/ Cuts, Uncategorized
Edinburgh Council votes to close Blindcraft

Edinburgh Council votes to close Blindcraft

The news from the Edinburgh Council budget meeting is that Blindcraft is to close. More details to follow
http://news.stv.tv/scotland/east-central/227304-blindcraft-factory-to-close/

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ABANDON PRIVATISATION AND SAVE SERVICES, UNISON TELLS EDINBURGH COUNCIL ON BUDGET DAY

ABANDON PRIVATISATION AND SAVE SERVICES, UNISON TELLS EDINBURGH COUNCIL ON BUDGET DAY

Members of UNISON's Edinburgh branch will lobby the City of Edinburgh Council Budget Meeting at the City Chambers, High Street, ... Read More
/ city's not for sale, Cuts, Uncategorized
Lobby against the cuts 10 Feb

Lobby against the cuts 10 Feb

If the need hasn't gone away, why should the services? LOBBY AGAINST THE CUTS: 08.30-09.30 Thurs 10 February City Chambers, ... Read More
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Rally poster

UNISON TO CHALLENGE EDINBURGH COUNCIL ON CUTS AND NEW DAMNING EVIDENCE ON PRIVATISATION PLANS

UNISON will call for an immediate halt to privatisation at Edinburgh City Council at a lobby of the Council tomorrow ... Read More
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