Anthony Painter of the RSA writes in The Guardian

Anthony Painter of the Royal Society of Arts has written an article in The Guardian: ‘Universal basic income is not a magic solution, but it could help millions’.

… Basic income is not a magic solution. Its advocates do not have all the answers. Nor can they have them without further discussion, refinement, and experimentation. This is why provinces in Canada, the government of Finland, a group of Dutch cities, a development charity, and Glasgow city and Fife councils are seeking to explore aspects of a basic income system in practice. Governments in London and Edinburgh should consider what a UK basic income pilot would look like and how it could be supported. …