Large estate owners in the Scottish countryside have been trying to deny the right to roam for hillwalkers and the local people. A court battle is currently underway against one large landowner who denies right of way through his estate.
In the aftermath of a stabbing incident in Glasgow, right-wing groups in the United Kingdom have been trying to whip up anti-immigrant sentiments. Anti-racism groups have insisted that the city welcomes refugees
After protests and legal intervention by the Living Rent Glasgow tenants’ union, the eviction has been postponed till a formal Tribunal hearing on February 24
The demand to stop winter evictions is gaining traction across Scotland, with reportedly 45 homeless people having died last year on the streets of Glasgow alone
Activists boarded a train and pasted posters condemning housing provider Serco, which is planning to evict over 300 asylum seekers after it lost a contract to provide housing
Private housing provider Serco has sent eviction notices to 300 asylum seekers after the contract for providing shelter for them was given to another company. Activists say the privatization of these services has led to the exploitation of asylum seekers by housing providers
The failure of the Conservative government in the UK to take forward the Brexit formalities and the subsequent political crisis has reinvigorated the aspirations for independence among a pro-EU majority in Scotland.