Where we are and where we will be

Where we are and where we will be
The idea of Edinburgh is a combination of place, soul and symbolic leadership of a nation

Wednesday, 23 April 2008

Its worth more than cash

The announcement that 58.000 people don’t have jobs in Edinburgh sounds dramatic until you look at the vacancy figures, which tell you that there are still many more vacancies than those looking for work. Unemployment is still at historically low levels and 50,000 new jobs were created under Labour in the ten years from 1997-2007. Unemployment in Craigmillar is still lower than it was in Morningside in the early 1990s. Many of these 58,000 folk look after children or elderly relatives or doing voluntary work, all of which all makes a huge contribution to the well being of our city. What is of value in human living cannot always be counted in pounds and pence.

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Surgery Times

1st Wed @ Piershill Library, 30 Piershill Terrace.
2nd Wed @ Craigentinny Community Centre, Loaning Rd.
3rd Wed @ Duddingston Primary School, Duddingston Rd.

All 7:15pm -7:45pm

and the last Sat. Lochend YWCA, 198 Restalrig Road South
12noon -1pm

(no appointment needed, all during school terms)
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