16th October 2017

Ronnie Cowan MP asks the Chancellor of the Exchequer to fund UK Citizen’s Basic Income pilots

Ronnie Cowan MP (SNP) has written to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond MP, to urge the UK Government to follow the lead of the Scottish Government, and to announce funding Read More

15th October 2017

Half of UK adults would support universal basic income in principle

– but support drops if it means benefits are cut or taxes rise Nearly half of all adults aged 18-75 in the UK (49%) would support the UK Government introducing Read More

10th October 2017

Guy Standing talks about his new book

Guy Standing will talk about his new book at SOAS, University of London, on the 1st November. For full details, click here.

10th October 2017

Annie Miller’s new book, A Basic Income Handbook


7th October 2017

Harrop and Tait, Universal Basic Income and the Future of Work

Andrew Harrop and Cameron Tait, Universal Basic Income and the Future of Work, Fabian Society, 2017, free to download here This report was commissioned by the TUC, and it addresses Read More

4th October 2017

A Canadian Broadcasting Corporation programme about Citizen’s Basic Income

Two Citizen’s Basic Income Trust trustees, Guy Standing and Ursula Huws, can be heard in a new programme from the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Less work and more leisure: Utopian visions Read More

4th October 2017

Barry Knight, Rethinking Poverty

Barry Knight, Rethinking Poverty: What makes a good society? Policy Press, 2017, ix + 171 pp, 1 4473 4060 7, pbk, £9.99 This book offers a summary of a Webb Read More

4th October 2017

Work should pay

Following interviews broadcast on Radio 4, the BBC has published an article, ‘Theresa May urged to halt Universal Credit rollout’: Families could be left homeless and destitute if Theresa May Read More

28th September 2017

Martinelli, Assessing the Case for a Universal Basic Income in the UK

Luke Martinelli, Assessing the Case for a Universal Basic Income in the UK, Institute for Policy Research, 2017, pp 94, ISSN 2515 2548, free to download. This is a third Read More

23rd September 2017

George Monbiot, It’s time to tell a new story

George Monbiot has written a ‘long read’ for The Guardian: ‘How do we get out of this mess? … Donald Trump. North Korea. Hurricanes. Neoliberalism. Is there any hope of a better Read More