Published: 3rd Jan 2020

Edinburgh Council has announced that they are in support of Shelter Scotland’s ‘Are You With Us’ campaign to provide everyone with the right to adequate housing.  The Are You With Us campaign launched in August 2019 and is campaigning for new laws which enhance and protect the right to safe, secure and affordable homes. The campaign was launched after research conducted by YouGov revealed 76% of those surveyed were in support of a new law being created in Scotland for adequate housing, with 78% believing that there should be stronger human rights in relation to housing. Cllr Kate Campbell, housing, homelessness and fair work convener said: ‘We believe that everyone should have the right to a safe, warm home that they can afford. ‘The Councils Housing, Homelessness and Fair Work committee agreed a motion to show support for Shelter Scotland’s campaign. ‘There is enormous pressure on housing in Edinburgh and … (To read the full article, subscribe below)