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2nd April 2020

CBIT evidence to a House of Lords Inquiry

A Citizen’s Basic Income Trust submission has been accepted as evidence by a House of Lords inquiry into the economics of Universal Credit. To see the submission, click here. The Read More

30th March 2020

More parliamentary activity about Citizen’s Basic Income

Debates Date Department Forum Title Tue 24 Mar 2020 HM Treasury Commons Chamber Covid-19: Support for Businesses 19 speeches (1,892 words) Found: it needs to go, will he consider using Read More

21st March 2020

Getting Basic Income Done

We have been asked the question: Would it be possible to implement a Citizen’s Basic Income now for the UK? Our previous post on this subject laid out the difficulties. Read More

18th March 2020

Prime Minister’s Questions: Questions about Citizen’s Basic Income

At Prime Minister’s Questions in the House of Commons on Wednesday 18th March, the Prime Minister was asked questions about Citizen’s Basic Income: To read the account of Prime Minister’s Read More

17th March 2020

Coronavirus: and the next time it happens

A significant effect of the coronavirus, and the measures that the Government has put in place to slow its spread, is that individuals’ incomes are experiencing significant damage. This is Read More

7th March 2020

Compass Basic Income Hub, the Basic Income Conversation, and a London group

The Compass Basic Income Hub has launched its Basic Income Conversation The organisers say this about the project: The Basic Income Conversation project will bring together leading activists, research and political Read More