Opinion

14th June 2018

Illustrative draft legislation for a Citizen’s Basic Income

The Citizen’s Basic Income Trust occasionally sets up working groups to tackle particular pieces of work. A recent working group – containing a solicitor, a tax accountant, a student of Read More

4th June 2018

£10,000 for 25-year-olds

On the 2nd April 2018, the Institute for Public Policy Research published a report, Our Common Wealth, which recommends that a Citizens’ Wealth Fund should be established, which by 2013 Read More

16th May 2018

New Economics Foundation podcast: Universal Basic Income v. Universal Basic Services?

Ayeisha Thomas-Smith explores the two ideas with Barb Jacobson, Co-ordinator of Basic Income UK, and Anna Coote, New Economics Foundation Principal Fellow. For further information and to listen to the Read More

4th May 2018

Radio 4 ‘Thinking Allowed’ programme about Citizen’s Basic Income

To listen to a Radio 4 Thinking Allowed programme broadcast on the 30th April 2018 click here. Universal Basic Income: Laurie Taylor asks if it’s the answer to an increasingly precarious job Read More

25th April 2018

Chris Goulden’s recent JRF blog post about Citizen’s Basic Income

Chris Goulden, who works for the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, has written a new blog post about Citizen’s Basic Income: If pressed, I’d say UBI opens up a helpful debate about Read More

19th March 2018

Two new articles about Citizen’s Basic Income

Amelia Womack has written How a universal basic income could help women in abusive relationships in The Independent: … Unlike benefits or wages, UBI payments would be attached to and follow individuals, irrespective Read More

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