9th January 2017

Ronnie Cowan MP questions the Secretary of State about Citizen’s Income

Today in Parliament Ronnie Cowan MP asked the Secretary of State whether the Government would be willing to fund research into Citizen’s Income. You can read about the exchange here. Read More

9th January 2017

The Scottish pioneer whose plan for a Basic Income could transform Britain

For an article in The Guardian about Matt Kerr, the Glasgow councillor planning a Basic Income pilot project in the city, click here.

5th January 2017

Anthony Painter of the RSA writes in The Guardian

Anthony Painter of the Royal Society of Arts has written an article in The Guardian: ‘Universal basic income is not a magic solution, but it could help millions’. … Basic Read More

4th January 2017

The January 2017 Citizen’s Income Trust update

To view the January 2017 update, click here.

3rd January 2017

A response to a recent article in The Independent

John Rentoul has written an article entitled ‘Basic Income is the latest bad political idea that refuses to die’. We would not normally write a critical response to such articles, but the selective Read More

3rd January 2017

Obituary: Professor Sir Tony Atkinson

The economist Sir Tony Atkinson died on the 1st January. I have on my shelves three of Tony’s books which between them represent the significance of his contribution to social Read More