13th June 2019

Sheffield hopes to host a Citizen’s Basic Income pilot project

The Guardian reports on Sheffield City Council’s expressed wish to host a Citizen’s Basic Income pilot project, based on a report by the UBI Lab, Sheffield. Sheffield has moved closer to Read More

14th May 2019

Labour Party plans for Citizen’s Basic Income pilot projects

The Guardian has published an article on the Labour Party’s plans for Citizen’s Basic Income pilot projects in Liverpool, Sheffield, and the Midlands. Labour would trial universal basic income if Read More

25th April 2019

Sheffield’s proposals for pilot projects

The UBI Lab Sheffield has published proposals for Citizen’s Basic Income pilot projects in Sheffield. A UBI could help address multiple challenges, such as precarity, poverty, inequality, and loss of Read More

11th April 2019

Results of the Finnish Basic Income experiment

Initial results were presented on the 8th February. A video of the presentation of preliminary results, with an English translation, can be found here. Further details of the preliminary results Read More

3rd April 2019

Paul Spicker’s summary of his recent reports on Basic Income, and a response

Paul Spicker has published a series of reports on Citizen’s Basic Income, and he has issued a blog post containing a summary: Some reservations about Basic Income Yesterday I was Read More

15th March 2019

Karl Widerquist, A Critical Analysis of Basic Income Experiments

Karl Widerquist, A Critical Analysis of Basic Income Experiments for Researchers, Policymakers, and Citizens, Palgrave Macmillan, 2018, xi + 167 pp, 3 030 03848 9, hbk, £49.99 One of the Read More

14th March 2019

New Economics Foundation, Nothing Personal: Replacing the Personal Tax Allowance with a Weekly National Allowance

Alfie Stirling and Sarah Arnold, Nothing Personal: Replacing the Personal Tax Allowance with a Weekly National Allowance: How we can change the tax system to be more progressive while increasing Read More

11th March 2019

New Economics Foundation proposes something close to a Citizen’s Basic Income

The New Economics Foundation has proposed that the Income Tax Personal Allowance should be replaced by an unconditional income for every adult over the age of 18 apart from those Read More

19th February 2019

Disabled People Against Cuts, UBI: Solution or Illusion?

Disabled People Against Cuts, UBI: Solution or Illusion? Free to download This report begins with an argument for Citizen’s Basic Income (here called a Universal Basic Income, or UBI): there Read More

4th February 2019

A new report on the Scottish pilot project feasibility study

Coryn Barclay, Julie McLachlan, and Mhairi Paterson, Exploring the practicalities of a basic income pilot, Dunfermline: Carnegie UK Trust, 2019, 1-912908-04-2, free to download.  This report is the result of Read More