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Build back better to tackle poverty

Edinburgh must build back better by tackling poverty, says Susan Rae


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The future of welfare

The future of welfare: Universal Credit or Citizens Basic Income? asks Susan Rae.


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Bridging the housing benefit chasm

Decisions by the UK Government to freeze housing benefit for private tenants fail Edinburgh says Susan Rae


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The price of high rents

Edinburgh’s tenants need a break says Susan Rae.


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Making the most of empty homes

Edinburgh needs to get a lot more serious about tackling private sector empty homes, argues Susan Rae.


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Tackling high rents in Edinburgh

Leith Walk’s Green councillor, Susan Rae, made her first speech in the council today, arguing that the council should be at the head of the line to use forthcoming powers to declare a Rent Pressure Zone which would limit rent rises.  This is what she said.   


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Caring for Edinburgh

Improving care in Edinburgh might also unlock the capital’s political logjam, argues Susan Rae.


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Putting people in charge of budgets

It’s time for “participatory budgeting” to move up a notch argues SUSAN RAE.


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Leith Walk is unique!

Green candidate for the Leith Walk by-election, Susan Rae, argues that there is nowhere quite like Leith Walk.