Citizen's Basic Income

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

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4th January 2017

Citizen’s Basic Income: A brief introduction

A new introductory booklet is now available: Citizen’s Basic Income: A brief introduction, 2017 Contents What is a Citizen’s Basic Income? How would it work? Six fundamental changes Four frequently asked Read More

16th March 2018

An update on the Finnish experiment

The Finnish experiment, which has made the unemployment benefit paid to two thousand unemployed people unconditional for a period of two years, is now half way through. Kela, the government agency Read More

14th March 2018

March 2018 update: Beveridge Rebooted at the LSE

To read the Citizen’s Basic Income Trust’s March 2018 update, click here.          

14th March 2018

The Equality and Human Rights Commission report on welfare reform

The Equality and Human Rights Commission has published a report on the effects of social security reforms since 2010. … Apart from redesigning some benefits and ending the more damaging Read More

6th March 2018

New Trussell Trust report on food insecurity in the UK

The Trussell Trust has published a report, Financial insecurity, food insecurity, and disability: The profile of people receiving emergency food assistance from The Trussell Trust Foodbank Network in Britain: … Almost Read More

26th February 2018

Debating Citizen’s Basic Income at the LSE

An event at the LSE on Tuesday 20th February was a microcosm of the now extensive debate on Citizen’s Basic Income. Morning and afternoon sessions, which were held at The Read More