News

24th May 2016

Poll finds that two thirds of the British public support a Universal Basic Income

The Independent has published the results of a Europe-wide poll that finds that 62% of the British public support a Basic or Citizen’s Income: click here to read the article. This Read More

6th May 2016

Citizen’s Income News: May 2016

The National reports that the Scottish National Party conference has backed calls for a flagship policy giving all adults in an independent Scotland a “citizen’s income” to lift people out Read More

6th May 2016

Debate report

Debating London, The Basic Income Debate, on Wednesday 6th January 2016 ‘Debating London’ stages regular debates in Vauxhall in South London. The aim is to train expert debaters, so those Read More

3rd May 2016

Citizen’s Income and housing costs

Jules Birch has written an article in The Guardian that tackles the thorny question of the relationship between Citizen’s Income and housing costs: Is Universal Basic Income too simplistic to Read More

17th April 2016

Co-operatives UK new report, ‘Not Alone’

Co-operatives UK has published a report, Not Alone: Trade union and co-operative solutions for self-employed workers. The ‘precariat index’ developed in the report combines indicators that measure levels of self-employment Read More

16th April 2016

Laurie Penny writes in the New Statesman: What would society look like with universal basic income?

It may seem blasphemous to neoliberals, but a universal basic wage may be the only choice we have. What would you do if somebody gave you a few hundred pounds Read More