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8th January 2019

An increasing number of families that receive Child Benefit will pay additional tax

Anyone earning over £50,000 per annum and living in a household that receives Child Benefit has to pay additional Income Tax. The Institute for Fiscal Studies has shown that because Read More

7th January 2019

January 2018 monthly update

The Citizen’s Basic Income Trust has published its monthly update for January 2019. Click here to read it.            

24th December 2018

Evidence to the Work and Pensions Committee’s Welfare Safety Net Inquiry

The Citizen’s Basic Income Trust has submitted evidence to the House of Commons Work and Pensions Committee’s Welfare Safety Net Inquiry. Details of the Inquiry can be found here. The Read More

18th December 2018

Interviews with IPPR Commission on Economic Justice commissioners

In September the Institute for Public Policy Research published the final report of its Commission on Economic Justice, Prosperity and Justice: A plan for a new economy. The report was Read More

15th December 2018

IPPR: Ruth Patrick’s agenda for welfare reform

In a recent article, ‘Welfare Futures’ (IPPR Progressive Review, vol. 25, no. 3, Winter 2018, pp. 320-29), Ruth Patrick, begins with diagnosis: The UK’s social security system is in a Read More

7th December 2018

ILO paper on Citizen’s Basic Income and ILO social protection floors

Isabel Ortiz, Christina Behrendt, Andrés Acuña-Ulate, and Quynh Anh Nguyen, Universal Basic Income proposals in light of ILO standards:  Key issues and global costing, Social Protection Department, International Labour Organization, Read More