Opinion

28th March 2020

The coronavirus/Citizen’s Basic Income debate

A variety of resources is now available to help us to think through the relationship between the coronavirus crisis and the Citizen’s Basic Income debate. Our article, ‘Coronavirus: and the Read More

21st March 2020

Getting Basic Income Done

We have been asked the question: Would it be possible to implement a Citizen’s Basic Income now for the UK? Our previous post on this subject laid out the difficulties. Read More

17th March 2020

Coronavirus: and the next time it happens

A significant effect of the coronavirus, and the measures that the Government has put in place to slow its spread, is that individuals’ incomes are experiencing significant damage. This is Read More

27th February 2020

Citizen’s Basic Income and social cohesion

A recent article in Quillette, ‘Universal Basic Income and the threat of tyranny’, by Shai Shapira, [1] asks some interesting questions: When we examine historical trends in politics and economics, Read More

16th February 2020

Neither Universal nor Creditable: A report on Universal Credit

Neither universal nor creditable: The report of the Citizen’s Basic Income Trust’s Universal Credit working group to the trustees The Citizen’s Basic Income Trust’s Universal Credit working group At their Read More

14th February 2020

A National Audit Office publication on tax reliefs

The National Audit Office has published a report on tax reliefs. The UK tax system had 1,190 tax reliefs (as at October 2019). A tax relief reduces the tax an Read More