Citizen's Basic Income

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

  • Microsimulation results for 2019

  • Palgrave International Handbook of Basic Income

    Palgrave International Handbook of Basic Income

  • Basic Income: And how we can make it happen

    Basic Income: And how we can make it happen

  • A Basic Income Handbook

    A Basic Income Handbook

  • The Case for Universal Basic Income

    The Case for Universal Basic Income

  • The Feasibility of Citizen’s Basic Income

    The Feasibility of Citizen's Basic Income

  • Why we need a Citizen’s Basic Income

    Why we Need a Citizen's Basic Income

  • Introductory Booklet

    Our introductory booklet

Latest News

21st January 2020

Daily reasons for Citizen’s Basic Income

The book 101 Reasons for a Citizen’s Income was published in 2015 by the Policy Press. In 2016 we published the reasons one at a time over a period of 101 Read More

25th April 2018

Citizen’s Basic Income: A booklet and a poster

Citizen’s Basic Income: A brief introduction Contents What is a Citizen’s Basic Income? How would it work? Six fundamental changes Four frequently asked questions Constructing a feasible Citizen’s Basic Income scheme Read More

16th February 2020

Neither Universal nor Creditable: A report on Universal Credit

Neither universal nor creditable: The report of the Citizen’s Basic Income Trust’s Universal Credit working group to the trustees The Citizen’s Basic Income Trust’s Universal Credit working group At their Read More

14th February 2020

A National Audit Office publication on tax reliefs

The National Audit Office has published a report on tax reliefs. The UK tax system had 1,190 tax reliefs (as at October 2019). A tax relief reduces the tax an Read More

14th February 2020

Hull’s request to run a Citizen’s Basic Income pilot project rejected by the Chancellor

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Sajid Javid, has rejected Hull City Council’s request to host a Citizen’s Basic Income pilot project. To read an article about the rejection, click here. Read More

13th February 2020

A new book on the social minimum contains discussions of Citizen’s Basic Income

Hart Publishing has published a new book, Specifying and Securing a Social Minimum in the Battle Against Poverty, edited by Toomas Kotkas, Ingrid Leijten and Frans Pennings The publisher says Read More

13th February 2020

New research on the simplicity claimed for Universal Credit

Kate Summers of the London School of Economics and David Young of the University of Bath have published new research in the Journal of Poverty and Social Justice. A key Read More

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