Citizen's Income

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

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22nd September 2016

Referenda

There was an uncanny similarity between two referenda held in June: the UK’s referendum on whether to remain in the European Union, and the Swiss referendum on a Citizen’s Income. Read More

21st September 2016

Svendsen and Svendsen, Trust, Social Capital and the Scandinavian Welfare State

Gunnar Lind Haase Svendsen and Gert Tinggaard Svendsen, Trust, Social Capital and the Scandinavian Welfare State: Explaining the flight of the bumblebee, Edward Elgar, 2016, viii + 156 pp, hbk, Read More

21st September 2016

Citizen’s Income news: September 2016

On the 1st February 2016 Ronnie Cowan MP asked a written question in Parliament: ‘Department for Work and Pensions: Means-tested Benefits: Operating Costs: Commons25133: To ask the Secretary of State Read More

21st September 2016

Compass report launched

A report on the launch event for the Compass report Universal Basic Income: An idea whose time has come? House of Commons, Monday 6th June Committee Room 11 was packed Read More

21st September 2016

Some typical household effects of a Citizen’s Income scheme

The research results that the Citizen’s Income generally publishes are of the aggregated variety – that is, they answer such questions as: How many households in lowest earnings decile would experience Read More