Citizen's Basic Income

An unconditional, nonwithdrawable income paid to every individual as a right of citizenship.

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25th April 2018

Citizen’s Basic Income: A brief introduction

A new introductory booklet is now available, published in April 2018: Citizen’s Basic Income: A brief introduction Contents What is a Citizen’s Basic Income? How would it work? Six fundamental changes Read More

21st June 2018

National Audit Office report on Universal Credit

The National Audit Office has published a report, Rolling out Universal Credit: We think that there is no practical alternative to continuing with Universal Credit. We recognise the determination and Read More

14th June 2018

Illustrative draft legislation for a Citizen’s Basic Income

The Citizen’s Basic Income Trust occasionally sets up working groups to tackle particular pieces of work. A recent working group – containing a solicitor, a tax accountant, a student of Read More

5th June 2018

Citizen’s Basic Income Trust June update

To read the June monthly update, click here.            

4th June 2018

£10,000 for 25-year-olds

On the 2nd April 2018, the Institute for Public Policy Research published a report, Our Common Wealth, which recommends that a Citizens’ Wealth Fund should be established, which by 2013 Read More

16th May 2018

New Economics Foundation podcast: Universal Basic Income v. Universal Basic Services?

Ayeisha Thomas-Smith explores the two ideas with Barb Jacobson, Co-ordinator of Basic Income UK, and Anna Coote, New Economics Foundation Principal Fellow. For further information and to listen to the Read More

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