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21st September 2016

Citizen’s Income news: September 2016

On the 1st February 2016 Ronnie Cowan MP asked a written question in Parliament: ‘Department for Work and Pensions: Means-tested Benefits: Operating Costs: Commons25133: To ask the Secretary of State Read More

21st September 2016

Compass report launched

A report on the launch event for the Compass report Universal Basic Income: An idea whose time has come? House of Commons, Monday 6th June Committee Room 11 was packed Read More

19th September 2016

Members of Parliament debate Citizen’s Income

On Wednesday 14th September a Westminster Hall debate took place about a Universal Basic Income. To watch the debate, click here. (The UBI debate begins at 16.37)  The written record Read More

19th September 2016

Tony Atkinson’s most recent advocacy for a Participation Income

In a recent interview for Social Europe, Professor Tony Atkinson reiterates his support for a Participation Income. Click here to read the interview, and also to hear a podcast of Read More

19th September 2016

The TUC votes for a resolution on in-work benefits and Universal Basic Income

At its conference on the 11th to the 14th September 2016, the Trade Union Congress passed a composite resolution on In-work benefits and Universal Basic Income. The wording is as Read More

19th September 2016

‘Money for Nothing’ on Radio 4

For a range of voices speaking about Citizen’s Income, listen to Radio 4’s Analysis programme on ‘Money for Nothing’, presented by Sonia Sodha.