Opinion

14th May 2020

A humorous take on Citizen’s Basic Income pilot projects

Readers looking for a little light relief in these difficult times might enjoy a recent article by Tomas Pueyo about pilot projects. (Take no notice of the map. It’s rather Read More

3rd May 2020

The coronavirus/Citizen’s Basic Income debate

A variety of resources is now available to help us to think through the relationship between the coronavirus crisis and the Citizen’s Basic Income debate. Our article, ‘Coronavirus: and the Read More

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

1st April 2020

Tax allowances

The National Audit Office has published a report on tax reliefs. The UK tax system had 1,190 tax reliefs (as at October 2019). A tax relief reduces the tax an Read More

1st April 2020

Tackling inequality and poverty

The Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion at the London School of Economics has published an Inequality and Poverty Policy Toolkit [1] which enables readers to study the different mechanisms 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