Citizen's Basic Income

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

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10th September 2018

A new poster for students

The Citizen’s Basic Income Trust has published a new poster for students. On one side is a history of the UK’s social security system, and on the other an introduction Read More

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

16th July 2019

British Medical Journal article about the effects of Universal Credit

The British Medical Journal has published an article about the effects of Universal Credit, ‘Impact of Universal Credit in North East England: a qualitative study of claimants and support staff‘. Read More

14th July 2019

A meeting about Citizen’s Basic Income in Wales

A recent event organised by the Royal Society of Arts discussed how Citizen’s Basic Income might work in Wales: With prominent business and government leaders backing calls to implement Universal Read More

14th July 2019

Opportunities for fraud

The Guardian has reported that criminals are using Universal Credit claimants’ identities to claim the loans designed to tide people over the wait before Universal Credit payments begin. Tens of Read More

2nd July 2019

Digital by default

Philip Alston, UN special rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, and Christiaan van Veen, a special advisor on new technologies and human rights, have written an article for The Read More

2nd July 2019

Some rather diverse reports

A number of reports were published in a short period of time at the end of April and the beginning of May. On the 23rd April, Philip Alston, the United Read More

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