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10th December 2019

LSE event about Universal Basic Income and Universal Basic Services

On the 26th November the London School of Economics held an event about Universal Basic Income and Universal Basic Services. For further details of the event, click here. And to Read More

27th November 2019

The Centre for Welfare Reform statement of support

The Centre for Welfare Reform has published a statement of support for Citizen’s Basic Income. Community groups working to advance social justice and promote the testing of Universal Basic Income Read More

25th November 2019

The Labour Party manifesto promises a pilot project

The Labour Party has issued its manifesto for the 2019 General Election The Labour Party manifesto for the 2019 General Election contains a single mention of ‘Universal Basic Income’: an Read More

20th November 2019

A review of the Green Party manifesto Universal Basic Income proposal

The Citizen’s Basic Income Trust’s review of the Green Party manifesto’s section on Universal Basic Income The Green Party’s manifesto for the 2019 General Election proposes a Universal Basic Income Read More

19th November 2019

The Institute for Public Policy Research report on Universal Credit, and Paul Spicker’s review

The Institute for Public Policy Research has published a new report, Social (in)security: Reforming the UK’s social safety net. The concept behind universal credit (UC) – that integrating working-age benefits would Read More

16th November 2019

New Economics Foundation: Weekly National Allowance’s effect on Universal Credit

In March, the New Economics Foundation published a report that recommended that a cash payment, a Weekly National Allowance (WNA), should replace the Income Tax Personal Allowance. The WNA was Read More