‘We won’t back down!’: Mothers resisting homelessness in the capital expose the indignity of our housing system
Common Weal head of policy Ben Wray charts how mothers - often the hardest hit by the benefit cap - in Edinburgh are organising against the injustices in the housing system
AS winter comes in, and the nights get cold and icy, the spectre of homelessness for people all over Scotland becomes that little bit more frightening. This winter is set to be bad. A combination of cuts, increased cost of living and an acute housing crisis is taking its toll, forcing people into destitution.