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

15th May 2019

Monthly update for May 2019

The Citizen’s Basic Income Trust has published its May 2019 monthly update. Click here to read it. The update contains news of three new reports: a report by Guy Standing Read More

14th May 2019

Labour Party plans for Citizen’s Basic Income pilot projects

The Guardian has published an article on the Labour Party’s plans for Citizen’s Basic Income pilot projects in Liverpool, Sheffield, and the Midlands. Labour would trial universal basic income if Read More

14th May 2019

The Royal Society of Arts proposal for a Basic Income pilot project in Scotland

The RSA has published a new report: A Basic Income for Scotland. The purpose of this report is to explore how, in Scotland, where there is significant interest in Basic Read More

13th May 2019

Guy Standing, Basic Income as Common Dividends

The Progressive Economy Forum has published a report by Guy Standing, Basic Income as Common Dividends: Piloting a transformative policy: A report for the Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer. To read Read More

12th May 2019

A discussion of Citizen’s Basic Income from the New Economics Foundation

Public Services International has published a report by Anna Coote and Edanur Yazici of the New Economics Foundation, Universal Basic Income: A Union Perspective. To read the report, click here. This Read More

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