Research & Analysis

21st January 2019

Citizen’s Basic Income and Citizen’s Basic Income schemes: definitions and details

This is an edited version of a paper presented at the BIEN Congress held in Tampere, Finland, in August 2018  [1]   Introduction A Citizen’s Basic Income is an unconditional, nonwithdrawable Read More

16th January 2019

Universal Credit’s effect on DWP staff

Research on the relationship between Universal Credit and the reasons for civil servants leaving their jobs at the Department for Work and Pensions has been published on the LSE’s British Read More

16th January 2019

New research project at the Institute for Policy Research

The project at the Institute for Policy Research at the University of Bath will examine the scope for Citizen’s Basic Income as a necessary element of macroeconomic demand management. From Read More

8th January 2019

An increasing number of families that receive Child Benefit will pay additional tax

Anyone earning over £50,000 per annum and living in a household that receives Child Benefit has to pay additional Income Tax. The Institute for Fiscal Studies has shown that because Read More

24th December 2018

Evidence to the Work and Pensions Committee’s Welfare Safety Net Inquiry

The Citizen’s Basic Income Trust has submitted evidence to the House of Commons Work and Pensions Committee’s Welfare Safety Net Inquiry. Details of the Inquiry can be found here. The Read More

15th December 2018

IPPR: Ruth Patrick’s agenda for welfare reform

In a recent article, ‘Welfare Futures’ (IPPR Progressive Review, vol. 25, no. 3, Winter 2018, pp. 320-29), Ruth Patrick, begins with diagnosis: The UK’s social security system is in a Read More