News

8th November 2018

The House of Commons Work and Pensions Committee reports on Universal Credit

The House of Commons Work and Pensions Committee has issued a report on Universal Credit: … At best, evidence on the effectiveness of sanctions is mixed, and at worst, it Read More

8th November 2018

The Finland experiment: news and opinion

Jurgen De Wispelaere, Antti Halmetoja and Ville-Veikko Pulkka have written an article about the Finnish Basic Income experiment: … The Finnish government’s refusal to extend or expand the experiment may not Read More

5th November 2018

Young adults’ perceptions of Basic Income

Carlos Montaño García at the University of Leeds has written a master’s degree dissertation titled ‘What is the Problem with Basic Income? A Critical Evaluation of the Debates, Ideological Foundations Read More

4th November 2018

Means-testing is not inevitable

The Chancellor of the Exchequer’s budget statement on the 29th October [1] contained nearly thirty mentions of Universal Credit, the major change being a one thousand pound increase in the Read More

4th November 2018

A request for money

The rapid increase in the extent of the Citizen’s Basic Income debate has made some significant demands on our slender funds this year. Demand for our publications has required us Read More

18th October 2018

The BBC on Universal Credit and Citizen’s Basic Income

The BBC reports that the Universal Credit rollout will be delayed again and that changes might be made to the means-tested and work-tested benefit. Paul Spicker has written a commentary Read More