Publications

Citizen's Income Newsletters and Publications from 1984-2017

Citizen’s Income Newsletter, Issue 1, 2017

  • Editorials
  • A new book
  • Main article: Debate at the Institute for Policy Research, by Luke Martinelli and Malcolm Torry
  • News
  • Research note: An up to date evaluation of a Citizen’s Income scheme
  • Book reviews
  • Conference announcement

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Citizen’s Income Newsletter, Issue 3, 2016

  • Three new books: The Feasibility of Citizen’s Income, by Malcolm Torry; The Corruption of Capitalism, by Guy Standing; Citizen’s Basic Income: A Christian social policy, by Malcolm Torry
  • Editorial: Referenda
  • Main articles: The way we work is changing, but the welfare state hasn’t kept pace with the times, by Ursula Huws; Beveridge’s rival: Juliet Rhys-Williams and the campaign for tax-benefit integration, by Peter Sloman
  • Research note: Some typical household effects of a Citizen’s Income scheme, by Gareth Morgan
  • The Citizen’s Income Trust: A progress report
  • News
  • Event reports: Conway Hall, 11th July 2016; the launch event for the Compass report; highlights of a conference on the future of work, by Lucas Delattre
  • Viewpoint: What can we learn from a campaign for zero-loss mining in Goa? by Rahul Basu and Deepak Narayanan 
  • Book reviews

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Citizen’s Income Newsletter, Issue 2, 2016

  • Editorials: Increasing the Personal Allowance: consequences for voting preferences and disposable income; Why so much interest?; Reciprocity; Administrative complexity
  • Main article: Childcare costs, by Mark Wadsworth
  • Research notes: An attempt to study the intra-household transfers generated by a Citizen’s Income scheme, by Malcolm Torry; Methods for calculating the cost of a Citizen’s Income scheme and the gains and losses that households would experience at the point of implementation, by Malcolm Torry
  • Debate report
  • News
  • Viewpoint: If Citizen’s Income is the answer, what is the question? by Frances Hutchinson  
  • Book reviews

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Citizen’s Income Newsletter, Issue 1, 2016

  • Editorials: Transparency; The Adam Smith Institute and a Negative Income Tax; Terminology
  • Main article: Citizen’s Pension in the Netherlands, by Jay Ginn
  • Research notes: 1. The net income effects of two Citizen’s Income schemes; 2. an evaluation of a Citizen’s Income scheme that retains and recalculates means-tested benefits in relation to the number of claims for means-tested benefits and the amounts of means-tested benefits claimed, by Malcolm Torry
  • News and book reviews
  • Viewpoint: The role of public services in Citizen’s Income, by Andrew Percy

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Citizen’s Income Newsletter, Issue 3, 2015

  • New publications
  • Editorials: Manifestos; Quantitative Easing for the people
  • Two feasible ways to implement a revenue neutral Citizen’s Income scheme, by Malcolm Torry
  • News
  • Book reviews

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Citizen’s Income Newsletter, Issue 2, 2015

  • Editorials: Think tanks; localisation; the Institute for Fiscal Studies’ Green Budget
  • How close is the new state Single Tier Pension (ST) to a Citizen’s Pension? by Jay Ginn
  • A Green Party perspective, by Penny Remfry and Alison Whalley
  • Obituary: Philip Vince, by Anne Miller
  • News
  • Conference reports: A future without poverty (Fabian Society and Bright Blue); The Case for Universal Basic Income (London Futurists)
  • Book reviews
  • Viewpoint: An Unconditional Citizen’s Income, by Ursula Huws

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Citizen’s Income Newsletter, Issue 1, 2015

  • Book launch
  • Editorials: predistribution; the necessity and feasibility of a Citizen’s Income; benefits sanctions; fair benefits
  • Research note: A feasible way to implement a Citizen’s Income, by Malcolm Torry
  • News
  • Book reviews
  • Viewpoint: The prospects for a Citizen’s Income scheme in Scotland after the Referendum, by Anne Miller

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Citizen’s Income Newsletter, Issue 3, 2014

  • Editorials
  • A report on the Citizen’s Income Trust’s conference at the British Library in June
  • Reports on the BIEN Congress in June and on the Social Policy Association Conference in July
  • Unconditional: The limits of evidence, by Alex Cobham
  • Experiments in Euromod, by Chris Stapenhurst
  • News
  • Book reviews
  • Viewpoint: In Place of Pensions: Why there is no alternative to a Citizen’s Income, by Harry Shutt

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Citizen’s Income Newsletter, Issue 2, 2014

  • Conference announcement
  • Editorials
  • The Green Party reaffirms its commitment to Citizen’s Income
  • The People’s Parliament: a report on a meeting at the House of Commons
  • Indian pilot projects
  • A report on a meeting at the Scottish Parliament
  • Obituary: Ailsa McKay
  • Main articles:
  • Arguing for a Citizen’s Income in a new Scotland, by Ailsa McKay
  • Is Citizen’s Income the answer to workfare? by Anne Gray
  • News items
  • Book reviews

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Citizen’s Income Newsletter, Issue 1, 2014

  • A meeting at the Houses of Parliament on the 4th March 2014
  • Editorials
  • Main article: The political feasibility of a Citizen’s Income in the UK, by Malcolm Torry
  • News items
  • A conference notice
  • Book reviews

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Citizen’s Income Newsletter, Issue 3, 2013

  • Editorials
  • News items
  • A conference notice
  • Book review

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Citizen’s Income Newsletter, Issue 2, 2013

  • Editorials on the 2013 Budget and on Compass’s Plan B+1
  • Main article: Can Basic Income Cash Transfers Transform India?, by Guy Standing
  • News items
  • Book reviews
  • Viewpoint: Scottish Welfare after Independence, by Anne Miller
  • A new book, Money for Everyone

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Citizen’s Income Newsletter, Issue 1, 2013

  • An editorial
  • Main article: A rule-of-thumb basic income model for the UK, by Anne Miller
  • News items
  • A conference report on the BIEN Congress, 2012, in Munich, and a conference notice
  • Research note: a French microsimulation
  • Book reviews

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Citizen’s Income Newsletter, Issue 3, 2012

  • An editorial
  • Research note: A Citizen’s Income scheme’s winners and losers, by Malcolm Torry
  • News items
  • Review essay: The message of James Robertson’s Future Money, by Conall Boyle
  • Book reviews
  • Viewpoint: Why Austerity is the Wrong Answer to Debt, by Geoff Crocker
  • The Citizen’s Income Trust’s website

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Citizen’s Income Newsletter, Issue 2, 2012

  • An editorial
  • Main article: Iran’s Citizen’s Income Scheme and its lessons, byHamid Tabatabai
  • Research note: Winners and losers, by Malcolm Torry
  • News items
  • Conference report
  • Book reviews

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Citizen’s Income Newsletter, Issue 1, 2012

  • An editorial
  • Main article: Passported benefits and a Citizen’s Income, by Anne Miller
  • News items
  • Conference notices
  • An interview with Guy Standing: Social insurance is not for the Indian economy of the 21st Century
  • Book reviews
  • A Viewpoint: The human cost of flexible labour, by Deborah Padfield

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Citizen’s Income Newsletter, Issue 3, 2011

  • An editorial
  • The Citizen’s Income Trust’s response to the Government’s consultation paper on state pension reform, A State Pension for the 2st century
  • The Big Society and Citizen’s Income, by Bill Jordan
  • News items
  • Book reviews
  • A Viewpoint: A Perspective from Shanghai, by Tim Hawkins
  • The BIEN Congress 2012: Citizen’s Income Trust bursaries

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Citizen’s Income Newsletter, Issue 2, 2011

  • An editorial
  • An article on a new bestseller in Germany, by Conall Boyle
  • Other news items
  • An obituary: Kevin Donnelly
  • A main article: The International Labour Organisation’s analysis of social transfers worldwide augurs well for a Citizen’s Income in the context of middle and low-income countries, by Ian Orton
  • A review essay, Two memoirs tell the history of the Alaska Dividend, by Karl Widerquist
  • Book reviews
  • A Viewpoint: Where does housing fit in? by Jake Eliot

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Citizen’s Income Newsletter, Issue 1, 2011

  • An editorial
  • An article on Iran’s establishment of a de facto Citizen’s Income
  • Other news items
  • A conference notice and call for papers
  • A review by Anne Millerof the Government’s white paper Universal Credit: Welfare that Works
  • Book reviews
  • A Viewpoint by Mary Mellor
  • An apology relating to ‘With apologies to Yes, Minister’
  • With apologies to Yes, Minister

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Citizen’s Income Newsletter, Issue 3, 2010

  • An editorial on the September 2010 Conservative Party conference Child Benefit announcement
  • An additional editorial on the October 2010 Citizen’s Pension announcement
  • 21st Century Welfare, a summary
  • A response to 21st Century Welfare
  • News
  • Conference report
  • Book reviews
  • A Viewpoint by Karl Widerquist
  • With apologies to Yes, Minister

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Citizen’s Income Newsletter, Issue 2, 2010

  • Editorials on the ‘Big Society’ and on universal provision
  • A research note on a possible Citizen’s Income scheme’s effects on labour market incentives
  • Obituary: Charlotte Markson
  • News and conference reports
  • Book reviews
  • A Viewpoint by Bill Jordan.

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Citizen’s Income Newsletter, Issue 1, 2010

  • Progress report
  • BIEN Conference announcement
  • Review article, The Spirit Level, by Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett
  • Book reviews

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 Citizen’s Income Newsletter, Issue 3, 2009

  • A Citizen’s Income for All: A report on a seminar series co-ordinated by the Citizen’s Income Trust
  • Minimum Income Standards: a challenge for Citizen’s Income, by Anne Miller
  • Book reviews
  • Viewpoints: 1. The Citizen’s Dividend: sharing the wealth of the commons, by Jeffery Smith; and 2. An automatic stabiliser to avert a depression, by Guy Standing

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Citizen’s Income Newsletter, Issue 2, 2009

  • Can Unconditional Cash Transfers Work? They Can: a report on a seminar about a significant Citizen’s Income pilot study in Namibia
  • Promoting Citizen’s Income without Bashing Bureaucracy? (Yes, We Can), by Lindsay Stirton and Jurgen De Wispelaere
  • Citizen’s Income and Administration, by Anne Miller
  • Book reviews
  • Viewpoint

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Citizen’s Income Newsletter, Issue 1, 2009

  • A Citizen’s Income for All? The Citizen’s Income Trust’s seminar series for 2009
  • Editorials: The Chancellor of the Exchequer’s pre-budget report, Beatrice Webb’s 1909 minority report, the Government’s welfare refor proposals
  • News
  • Articles: Is a Citizen’s Income the answer? by Anne Miller; The Citizen’s Income and Child labour: two ships passing at night, by Ian Orton; Jeremy Waldron and the Basic Income debate, by Karl Widerquist
  • Conference Reports
  • Book Reviews
  • Call for papers: Citizen’s Income sessions at the Social Policy Association conference, Edinburgh, 29th June to 1st July 2009

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Citizen’s Income Newsletter, Issue 3, 2008

  • Editorial: The Progressive Left
  • News
  • Main Article: Why a Participation Income might not be such a great idea after all, by Jurgen de Wispelaere and Lindsay Stirton
  • Conference Report
  • Book Reviews
  • Viewpoint: Stone Age Economics

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Citizen’s Income Newsletter, Issue 2, 2008

  • Editorial: Employment incentives
  • News items
  • Parliamentary report: a report on the debate in the House of Commons on the House of Commons Work and Pensions Committee’s report Benefits Simplification
  • Conference report
  • Book reviews
  • Viewpoint: the lump of labour fallacy
  • From the Press
  • The Citizen’s Income Trust’s seminar series in 2009
  • Contributing financially to the Citizen’s Income Trust

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Citizen’s Income Newsletter, Issue 1, 2008

  • Editorials: on growing inequality and employment incentives
  • News items
  • Conference reports
  • The main article is Eight Challenges for Basic Income, by Tony Fitzpatrick
  • Book reviews
  • A research note on the utility or otherwise of being employed for a few hours a week

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Citizen’s Income Newsletter, Issue 3, 2007

  • The editorial congratulates the Parliamentary Work and Pensions Select Committee on their important report Benefits Simplification
  • News items
  • the main article is about a relationship between a Citizen’s Income and corporate watch
  • Book reviews
  • A viewpoint on Edmund Phelps’s views on a universal basic income

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Citizen’s Income Newsletter, Issue 2, 2007

  • The main article is the results of our survey of the House of Commons and the House of Lords
  • News items
  • Reports on BIEN and USBIG conferences
  • Book reviews
  • A viewpoint on Land Value Tax

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Citizen’s Income Newsletter, Issue 1, 2007

  • An editorial from Private Eye
  • news items
  • book reviews
  • a reprint of a Thinkpiece from Compass

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Citizen’s Income Newsletter, Issue 3, 2006

  • An editorial about Child Benefit
  • news items
  • a review article and book reviews
  • the main article is one of the winning essays in the Citizen’s Income Trust’s essay competition: Why we ought to listen to Zygmunt Bauman, by Ian Orton

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Citizen’s Income Newsletter, Issue 2, 2006

  • An editorial about child poverty and pensions reform
  • news and press items about tax credits
  • two book reviews
  • and the main article is one of the winning essays in the Citizen’s Income Trust’s essay competition: Wollstonecraft’s Dilemma: Is a Citizen’s Income the Answer? By Laura Bambrick

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Citizen’s Income Newsletter, Issue 1, 2006

  • This newsletter contains an editorial about the Turner Report, and a single major article on assumptions and calculations for a simple Citizen’s Income scheme

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James Meade Commemorative Edition, 2005

  • A compilation of James Meade’s writings on a Citizen’s Income

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Citizen’s Income Newsletter, Issue 3 2005

  • A variety of editorials, reports on radio interviews on Citizen’s Income, news items, and book reviews

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Citizen’s Income Newsletter, Issue 2 2005

  • Loek Groot Toward a European Basic Income Experiment
  • Reviews – Promoting Income Security as a Right.

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Citizen’s Income Newsletter, Issue 1 2005

  • Jurgen de Wispelaere and Lindsay Stirton – The many faces of Universal Basic Income
  • Reviews

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Citizen’s Income Newsletter, Issue 3 2004

  • MP’s Survey Report
  • A particular CI scheme
  • Party Conference Reports
  • Anne Miller – Basic Income European Network Congress

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Citizen’s Income Newsletter, Issue 2 2004

  • Anne Miller – The Blue Book: Taxes, transfers and government expenditure
  • Reviews

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Citizen’s Income Newsletter, Issue 1 2004

  • The Truth the Tables tell
  • Philip Vince’s second thoughts on the report Citizenship and a Citizen’s Income
  • Reviews

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Citizen’s Income Newsletter, Issue 3 2003

  • Citizenship and a Citizen’s Income
  • Review Kritein Rummery, Disability CItizenship and Community Care

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Citizen’s Income Newsletter, Issue 2 2003

  • The Irish Situation
  • Liberal Democrat Pension Policy
  • Reviews

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Citizen’s Income Newsletter, Issue 1 2003

  • Pay As You Go funding for pensions: panacea or pariah?
  • News
  • Events
  • Reviews

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Citizen’s Income Newsletter, Issue 3 2002

  • Response to the Labour Party’s A Modern Welfare State
  • 9th Congress of the Basic Income European Network, Income and Security as a Right

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Citizen’s Income Newsletter, Issue 2 2002

  • Social Security Policy Under New Labour
  • Reviews
  • Duncan B. Forrester, On Human Worth: A Chirstian Vindication of Equality

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Citizen’s Income Newsletter, Issue 1 2002

  • The launch of the Pivot Iniative’s report Hope for Housing Benefit: a strategy for housing benefit reform.
  • The Zacchaeus 2000 Trust comments on how the governemnt’s New Deal scheme is working:

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Citizen’s Income Newsletter, Issue 3 2001

  • The Trade Unions, Tax-Benefit Reform and Basic Income: Stumbling towards a Policy?
  • Obituary: Evelyn McEwen

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Citizen’s Income Newsletter, Issue 2 2001

  • Jan Otto Andersson. Why does Basic Income thrill the Finns, but not the Swedes?
  • Canada – Jean Chretien is considering the creation of a cradle to gravemguaranteed income programme
  • Ireland The Conference of Religious Of Ireland Justice Commission welcomes interest in a Basic Income

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Citizen’s Income Newsletter, Issue 1 2001

  • Stuart White. Rediscovering Republican Political Economy
  • Michael S Northcott, Fair Shares for All?
  • Prof. Bill Jordan, Building Democracy: Developing a moe cohesive society

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Citizen’s Income Newsletter, Issue 3 2000

  • Lynne Jones MP, Why the Govenment should think again on pensions
  • Alaska Permanent Fund
  • Book Reviews
  • Pensioners need £90 a week to live on, MP’s tell Government

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Citizen’s Income Newsletter, Issue 2 2000

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Citizen’s Income Newsletter, Issue 1 2000

  • Making Pensions work for women
  • BIEN Conference held Brussels November 99
  • Regulating for Empoyablility
  • A Basic Income Movement in Sweden

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Citizen’s Income Newsletter No 3, Autumn 1999

  • Social Policy Annunal Conference University of Surrey
  • Update on Basic Income Developments in Ireland
  • Tacking Poverty and Extedning Opportunity
  • J.K. Galbraith promotes CI

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Citizen’s Income Newsletter No 2, Winter 1998

  • Seminar reports: BIEN, September 98, Amsterdam
  • Flexibility, Competitiveness and Benefits, September 98 at the LSE
  • Policy Developments: Guaranteed minimum income for pensioners?
  • Report: Chance for a change in Germany, Rowswitha Pioch

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Citizen’s Income Newsletter No 1, Autumn 1998

  • Seminar reports: Capital Labour and Citizenship, July 98 at the LSE
  • People’s Europe 1998: The future of work in Europe
  • Policy Developments: an overview of Government consultation documents and their implications for a Citizen’s Income
  • Television: Counterblast BBC2 ‘After Work’, Conall Boyle
  • Obituary: Geoffrey Hubbard

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Bulletin 25 (February 1998)

  • New Labour, Old Times, Ruth Lister
  • Think big, implement small, Tim Gbedemah and Philip Cullum
  • Sharing the rice bowl: A Citizen’s Pension, Nigel Vinson
  • What’s wrong with National Insurrance? Joe Harris
  • How to get rid of the poverty trap, Hermione Parker and Holly Sutherland
  • Viewpoint: Is Citizen’s Income still a serious option? David

Bulletin 24 (July 1997)

  • Citizenship, employability and the labour market, Raymond Plant
  • Basic Income system has merit for Ireland, Garrett Fitzgerald
  • Unemployment and the future of work, Andrew Britton
  • Social Security in the computer age, Joe Lee
  • Being realistic about pensions reform, Tony Salter
  • Obituaries: Nancy Seear, Hans Breitenbach, Desmond Banks
  • Viewpoint: New Labour, new millennium: What hope for CI, Chris Downs

Bulletin 23 (February 1997)

  • Children, Families and Citizen’s Income, Roger Smith
  • Is Basic Income the answer? Some findings from Ireland, Anne McManujs
  • Basic Income plus, Jim Lester talks to Susan Raven
  • Building blocks for a new society, Jan Otto Andersson
  • BI in the Netherlands? , Robert J. Van der Veen
  • Viewpoint: Core plus: Towards a more logical welfare structure, Andrew Dobson

Bulletin 22 (July 1996)

  • Surfers’ Saviour, Brian Barry

  • BI for beginners, Richard Clements
  • Citizen’s Income and family policy, Clive Soley MP talks to SusanRaven
  • Private provision – public concern, Marilyn Howard and Tim Lawrence
  • BI for intermediates, Hermione Parker and Susan Raven
  • What kinds of people do we wish to be? , Fred Twine
  • Obituary: Stanley Booth-Clibborn, Anne Miller
  • Viewpoint: Trickle Up … , Hans Breitenbach

Bulletin 21 (February 1996)

  • Labour market effects of CI: A trade union standpoint, Barrie Sherm;an and Phil Judkins
  • Earnings top-up or Basic Income and a minimum wage, Hermione Parker and Holly Sutherland
  • interview: Lord Vinson talks to Susan Raven
  • Citizens’ pensions and women, Jay Ginn
  • Obituary: James Meade, Tony Atkinson
  • Viewpoint: Thoughts from Wythenshawe, Abigail Thomas

Bulletin 20 (July 1995)

  • Citizen’s Income and families, Richard Whitfield
  • Welfare and efficiency in a non-work society, Francesco Silva, Marco Ponti, Andres Balzarotti and Ronald Dore
  • Interview: Susan Raven talks to Alan Duncan MP
  • Gearing up for the next general election, Richard Clements
  • Basic Income in Ireland, JohnBaker
  • Viewpoint: Responsibilities as well as right, Gordon Borrie

Bulletin 19 (February 1995)

  • Director’s View: Opportunities scuppered, hijacked, missed … , Richard Clements
  • Guaranteed minimum income in Brazil? , Eduardo Matarazzo Suplicy
  • Borrie is no Beveridge: Citizen’s Income now! , Meghnad Desai
  • Every citizen a rentier, Dominic Hobson and Alan Duncan MP
  • Interviews: Susan Raven talks to Tony Atkinson and Penelope Leach
  • basic Income and economic efficiency, Ken Mayhew
  • Why a £20 CI is better than lowering income tax to 20%, Hermione Parker and Holly Sutherland
  • Viewpoint: thoughs from Capri – Basic Income as a global idea, Gunnar Adler-Karlson

Bulletin 18 (July 1994)

  • Basic Income, 1994: Redistributive effects of transitional Bis, Hermione Parker and Holly Sutherland
  • To BI or not to BI? An exchange of letters between Sir William Goodhart and Hermione Parker
  • Stranded: Susan Raven talks to Austin Mitchell MP
  • The changing context: CI as part of a larger reform package, James Robertson
  • Citizen’s Income and renewable money: the need to re-examine social credit-type systems, Pat Conaty
  • The root cause of high public spending is poverty, Richard Clements
  • Viewpoint: For Citizen’s Income read Citizens Investment, Charles Handy

Bulletin 17 (January 1994)

  • What’s Left? Thomas Paine and Citizen’s Income, Stephen Quilley
  • Citizen’s Income, Hermione Parker
  • Labour’s Social Justice Commission, Susan Raven talks to Sir Gordon Borrie
  • From insertion income to existence income, Chantal Euz
  • Basic Income as Trade Union policy, Rik van Berkel
  • How much is enough? CI and family budget standards, Autumn Yu
  • Viewpoint: Thinking straight about benefits, John Robson

Bulletin 16 (July 1993)

  • Universal Benefit, Christopher Monckton
  • Participation income, Tony Atkinson
  • Does ‘Insertion’ work? France’s minimum income, Timothy Whitton
  • Citizen’s Income, minimum wages and work sharing, Anne Gray
  • Basic Income in Spain? , Luis Ayala
  • Citizen Capital, Berry Hayward
  • Viewpoint: Citizen’s Income and the Trade Unions, Richard Exell

Bulletin 15 (July 1992)

  • Make it BIG, Meghnad Desai Eurogrant, Michel Genet and Philippe van Parijs
  • A Christian slant on Basic Income, Ronald Preston
  • Demogrant transfers in Canada and the Basic Income standard, Derek Hum and Wayne Simpson
  • Social Security in Greece, Gabriel Amitsis
  • The politics of Citizen’s Income: a wake and an awakening, Bill Jordan
  • How claimants react to BI, Rik van Berkel and Theo Hindriks
  • Viewpoint: Left out: The Labour Party and Basic Income, Kevin Donnelly

Bulletin 14 (February 1992)

  • What the politicians say, Michael Meacher and Paddy Ashdown
  • Communicating Basic Income, David Smith
  • The jobs dilemma: ecological versus economic issues, Sylke Nissen
  • Modest-but-adequate food budgets, Michael Nelson and Anne-Marie Mayer
  • The two Williams, Malcolm Torry
  • Freeing up the labour market? , Jean-Yves Duclos
  • Viewpoint: Action for the unemployed, Philip Riley

Bulletin 13 (August 1991)

  • Solidarity, Mark Boeuf
  • Basic Income in the new Europe, James Meade
  • Child Benefit, Child Tax Allowances and Basic Incomes, Hermione Parker and Holly Sutherland
  • Can it happen? , Susan Raven talks to Sir Ralf Dahrendorf
  • Income Distribution in Czechoslovakia, Jiri Vecernik
  • Basic Incomes, democracy and the labour marker, Georg Vobruba
  • Viewpoint: Basic Income, An inner city perspective, Keith Argyle

Bulletin 12 (February 1991)yBulletin No 12, February 1991

  • The Alaska Permanent Fund and dividend distribution programme, J. Patrick O’Brien and Dennis O. Olsen
  • Terminology, Hermione Parker
  • Basic Income as a lever for economic efficiency, Ken Mayhew
  • How much is enough? , Jonathan Bradshaw
  • Towards a full BI, Greetje Lubbi
  • Can a BI-type scheme be made affordable? , Steven Webb
  • Australia: arguments for Basic Income in a poor-law welfare state, Peter Travers
  • Viewpoint: the rights of children – a justification of Basic Income, hitherto unremarked, Maire Mullarney

1990

  • Bulletin 11 (July)
    • The Third Age, Charles Handy
    • The Poverty Trap: poor people’s accounts, Bill Jordan with Simon James
    • Basic Income: alternative benefit or new paradigm, Joop Roebroek and Eric Hoogenboom
    • Can it happen? , Susan Raven talks to Sally Greengross and Sue Slipman
    • Getting paid for doing nothing: plain justice or ignominy? , Philippe van Parijs
    • Citizen’s Income, Philip Vince
    • Viewpoint: Basic Incomes and industrial development, Victor Ourbridge

1989

  • Bulletin 10 (Autumn Winter)
    • Topsy-turvy nationalisation, James Meade
    • Breaking the poverty trap: A Basic Income, Paddy Ashdown MP
    • Proposals for a guaranteed minimum income in Italy, Maria Luisa Mirabile
    • Citizenship, Basic Income and democracy, David Purdy
    • Pensions, taxes and welfare, T.A. Salter
    • Viewpoint: Basic Income: value or price? , Conall Boyle
  • Bulletin 9 (Spring/Summer)
    • Existence income and activity income, Henri Guitton
    • Can it happen? , Susan Raven talks to Frank Field MP
    • Denmark’s Basic Pension, Adam Trier
    • Proposals for a Basic Income in the Republic of Ireland, Chris O’Malley MEP
    • Viewpoint: A place at the board, Kevin Donnelly

1988

  • Bulletin 7 (Spring)
    • What are Basic Incomes? , Bill Jordan
    • Are Basic Incomes feasible? , Hermione Parker
    • Alternatives to Basic Income, Fran Bennett
    • The implications of BI for people with disabilities, BIRG Disability Working Group
    • removal of private pension tax relief’s: viewpoint from an actuary, Geraldine Kay
    • Mutual responsibility, Malcolm Torry
    • Viewpoint: Towards an income and work guarantee, Peter Ashby
  • Bulletin 8 (Autumn)

 


1986

  • Bulletin 5 (Spring)
    • Social security, taxation and family financial arrangements, Jan Pahl
    • Basic Incomes, some practical considerations, Philip Vince
    • Public support for families with children; a study in British politics, Sir John Walley
    • Cash and caring, R.A.B. Leaper
    • Viewpoint: Realistic radicalism, Malcolm Torry
  • Bulletin 6 (Autumn)
    • A Basic Income for youth, Paul Lewis
    • Basic Incomes and elderly people, BIRG Elderly Group
    • Safeguarding social security in the Netherlands, Jos Dekkers
    • Poverty and adequacy, Anne Miller
    • Letter from Andrew Brown
    • The case for a guaranteed income in France, Bruno Couder
    • Childminding costs, Sue Owen
    • Journey-to-work costs, Martin J.H. Mogridge
    • Viewpoint: Service Credits: a new currency, Edgar Cahn

1985

  • Bulletin 3 (Spring)
    • Viewpoint: A new deal for all, Keith Roberts
    • Costing Basic Incomes, Hermione Parker
    • Going, going … gone: the vanishing right of young people to supplementary benefit, Douglas Smith
  • Bulletin 4 (Autumn)
    • Out of touch; The Fowler reforms of social security, Robert Morley
    • The debate about costing, Hermione Parker
    • Basic Income and young people, BIRG Youth Group
    • Viewpoint: A two-tier Basic Income and a national minimum wage, Robin Smail

1984

  • Bulletin 1 Autumn
    • Better than Beveridge, Basic Incomes would help achieve…..
  • Bulletin 2 (November)
    • Basic Incomes – How they might work.
    • Rights and ResponsibilitiesEnding the Poverty trap.
    • A stake in the Future Economy

Other publications in reverse date order

Citizen’s Basic Income: An introduction (2017)

What is a Citizen’s Basic Income?
How would it work?
Six fundamental changes
Four frequently asked questions
Constructing a feasible Citizen’s Basic Income scheme
An illustrative Citizen’s Basic Income scheme
The effect on means-tested benefits
The effect on inequality and poverty
The effect on a typical household
Housing costs
Implementation methods
Alternatives to Citizen’s Basic Income?
Who would receive a Citizen’s Basic Income?
Further reading
The Citizen’s Income Trust
How you can help


Student Leaflet, 2015

Student leaflet [Word]

Student leaflet [PDF]

On one side there is a history of income maintenance in the UK, and on the other an introduction to Citizen’s Income


Universal Basic Income – Reciprocity and the Right to Non-Exclusion [PDF Only]

Jurgen de Wispelaere

  • The case for a Universal Basic Income
  • Parasitism and the Reciprocity Objection against Basic Income
  • Equal Opportunity Regimes
  • Unequal Opportunity Regeimes
  • Equal Access to Jobs
  • Constrained Job Rights
  • Bsic Income in a Reciprocity – Sensitive Environment

Stumbling Towards Basic Income – The prospects for tax-benefit integration [PDF Only]

Bill Jordan, Phil Agulnik, Duncan Brubridge and Stuart Duffin, April 2000

  • Forward by Professor A.B. Atkinson
  • Chapter 1 – Political Culture and Tax- Benefit Reform:
  • Chapter 2 – The Dynamics of Tax-Benefit Reform:
  • Chapter 3 – Implmentation of Tax Benefit Reforms: Conclusion: The PAth of Tax-Benefit Reform.

Citizens Income and Women [PDF Only]

BIRG Discussion Paper No. 2, 1993

  • Edited by Hermione Parker.
  • Chapters: Paid and unpaid work; Basic Income in a nutshell; The unit of assessment and the basis of entitlement;
  • Women as mothers; Women in paid work; Women in old age; Conclusion.

Basic Income and the Labour Market [PDF Only]

Edited by Hermione Parker, 1991

  • Chapter 1 – Disnetangling the issues
  • Chapter 2 – Bsic Income in a nutshell
  • Chapter 3 – False Claims
  • Chapter 4 – Labour market trends
  • Chapter 5 – Inplications of Basic Income
  • Chapter 6 – Implications of Baisc Income – training and education
  • Chapter 7 – Implications of Basic Income – equal opportunities
  • Chapter 8 Basic Income as part of a wider package

Basic Income A Research Report 1991 [PDF Only]

Prepared for Age Concern by DVL Smith & Associates, 1991

  • Awarness and knowledge of, abd attitudes towards the current pensions and benefits system
  • Overall attitudes towards the concept of Basic Income and partial Basic Income
  • Explaining and communicating the basic/partial income concept
  • Presenting the Basic Income Case

Basic Income – BIRG Leaflet 1989

[Adobe Only]

  • What is Basic Income
  • How would it work
  • How would BI’s be paid for?
  • Integrating tax and social secruity
  • Six fundemental changes
  • Full, partial, or transitional
  • What is BIRG
  • Past Programme
  • Further Reading