Another Edinburgh is Possible
An independent alliance of communities and trade unionists,
working to defend and extend public services in the city.
We invite people from all walks of life to join us.
Below are some easy ways to get involved.
Attend one of our online meetings, to share your views and help us plan future actions.
For an invite, please contact us via social media or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Add your voice to our virtual assembly, by filming a short video clip telling us your concerns and hopes for the future of the city.
Please film your videos in landscape orientation and keep them under 30 seconds. Email email@example.com
Call or email your local MP, MSP or Councillor, letting them know the sort of Edinburgh you want to live in.
Contact information for politicians can be found here.
Our next campaign meeting is at 6.30pm on Thursday July 7th – click here to register and get a Zoom link sent too your email address
The Edinburgh Integrated Joint Board met on Tuesday 8th August. It seems that the proposed public consultation on closure of publicly run care homes will not begin until December 2022. Members of Edinburgh Trades Union Council (ETUC) submitted deputations on care and we reproduce them here. ETUC would welcome comments from social care workers, carersContinue reading “Deputations to the August EIJB”
The Scottish Government has published plans for a National Care Service. The new service would rely on outsourcing to the private sector. We believe there is no room for profit in care. The recent report Profiting From Care shows how private providers siphon off money to investors that could and should be spent on care.Continue reading “Write to your MSP”
A new report ‘Profiting from Care – why Scotland can’t afford privatised social care’ was launched in Edinburgh today. Here we share a short summary of the report’s findings and provide a link to the PDF version. It’s well worth reading in full. We’d love to publish longer reviews of the report or short reflectionsContinue reading “Profiting from care”