7th August 2010

Citizen’s Income News, Summer 2010

The Prime Minister has appointed Frank Field, a former Labour minister, to chair a Review on Poverty and Life Chances. Mr. Field writes in the Daily Telegraph (5th June): ‘There Read More

7th February 2010

Citizen’s Income News, Spring 2010

The Centre for Social Justice has published a report, Dynamic Benefits, which recommends a standard total withdrawal rate for means-tested benefits of 55%. The Centre’s ‘Universal Credits Scheme’ combines various Read More

7th February 2010

The Citizen’s Income Trust’s progress report

We know that there is nothing very significant about the decade digit clicking over between the 31st December 2009 and the 1st January 2010, but as much of the rest Read More

12th November 2009

Citizen’s Income Newsletter 2009 – Issue 3

Editorial A recent publication, The Spirit Level: Why More Equal Societies Almost Always Do Better, by Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett (Allen Lane, 2009), identifies some of the ill effects Read More

12th July 2009

Citizen’s Income Newsletter 2009 – Issue 2

Editorial An economic crisis is a good time for re-evaluation, and particularly for re-evaluating how well our tax and benefits system serves our society and its economy. It is therefore Read More

12th February 2009

Citizen’s Income Newsletter 2009 – Issue 1

A Citizen’s Income for All? The Citizen’s Income Trust’s seminar series The UK is today experiencing one of the worst economic crises of the post-War era. The current economic downturn Read More