Susan Rae, Green councillor for Leith Walk ward, was elected in May 2017. A founder of Inchkeith Residents Association/Community Allotments, Susan has worked with CEC’s Tenant’s Advisory Group, is a Director of SCVO Credit Union and a Stonewall Ally.
An activist and feminist with a record of campaigning on local, national and international issues, Susan has campaigned with Women’s Aid, Women 50/50, Edinburgh Toys for Gaza and Edinburgh Anti-Cuts groups fighting fuel poverty, poll tax, bedroom tax, council cuts and austerity.
Recent blog posts
Edinburgh must build back better by tackling poverty, says Susan Rae
The future of welfare: Universal Credit or Citizens Basic Income? asks Susan Rae.
Decisions by the UK Government to freeze housing benefit for private tenants fail Edinburgh says Susan Rae