28th June 2014

A report on a Citizen’s Income meeting at the Scottish Parliament

A seminar and round-table discussion entitled ‘Beyond Welfare Reform to a Citizen’s Income: the desirability and feasibility of a CI scheme’, was hosted by Jim Eadie, Member of the Scottish Read More

1st December 2013

Evidence to the Scottish Parliament’s expert group on welfare

Click here to read Anne Miller, evidence to the Scottish Parliament’s Expert Working Group on Welfare, December 2013 Anne Miller summarises her paper: The purpose of this paper is to Read More

10th July 2013

How a generous Citizen’s Income scheme could help to regenerate local demand, and hence the national economy

Click here to read How a generous Citizens Income scheme … could help to regenerate local demand In this paper written for the Social Policy Association’s 2013 annual conference in Read More

1st June 2013

Scottish welfare after independence

As many of you will be aware, on Thursday, 18 September 2014, the Scottish people will be invited to vote in a referendum to decide ‘Should Scotland be an independent Read More

1st February 2013

A rule-of-thumb basic income model for the UK, with and without an earnings/income disregard: Design and cost your own Basic Income scheme

ABSTRACT The defining characteristics of a Basic Income (BI), (universal, individual, unconditional, high enough), do not provide the full specification for a working scheme. The methods of monitoring, compliance and Read More

2nd June 2012

Report from Brussels, 26-27 April 2012

More than fifty delegates, of all ages and from sixteen countries, gathered at the European Parliament in Brussels on the 26th and 27th April 2012 to discuss an exciting new Read More

6th February 2012

Passported benefits and a Citizen’s Income

Passported benefits The Government’s Social Security Advisory Committee’s press release of 15 June 2011 heralded a ‘Public Consultation: Passported Benefits under Universal Credit – review and advice.’ In a footnote, Read More

7th February 2011

Universal Credit: Welfare that works

Anne Miller reviews the Department of Work and Pensions’ white paper, Universal Credit: welfare that works, Cmd 7957, briefly summarising the main proposals, and assessing to what extent the changes Read More

28th April 2010

Work after Globalization: Building Occupational Citizenship, by Guy Standing

Edward Elgar, 2009, xi + 366 pp, hb, 1 84844 164 4, £89.95 This is an important book with a monumental scope. Guy Standing reviews the sweep of labour conditions Read More