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A basic income ‘could cut poverty to its lowest point in decades’
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A basic income ‘could cut poverty to its lowest point in decades’

Giving children at least £41 a week and adults £63 could slash child poverty by more than half, according to new analysis.

In a time of growing poverty, there is no reason to also foster a poverty of creativity
Opinion

In a time of growing poverty, there is no reason to also foster a poverty of creativity

Ireland has shown that it values its artists by introducing a basic income for creatives. It’s an idea that should be encouraged everywhere

Irish plan to give artists £270 a week should be copied in the UK, say campaigners
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Irish plan to give artists £270 a week should be copied in the UK, say campaigners

Under a pilot scheme, 2,000 Irish artists will get £270 a week to focus on their work. Campaigners are calling for a similar programme to be rolled out in the UK.

Welsh care leavers to receive £1,600 a month in basic income pilot
Universal Basic Income

Welsh care leavers to receive £1,600 a month in basic income pilot

What is a universal basic income? And which countries are eyeing a trial?
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What is a universal basic income? And which countries are eyeing a trial?

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Half of Londoners back universal basic income – but Labour-led Assembly blocks pilot
Universal Basic Income

Half of Londoners back universal basic income – but Labour-led Assembly blocks pilot

‘A Universal Basic Income might not bring the utopia we imagine’
Opinion

‘A Universal Basic Income might not bring the utopia we imagine’

Kanye West wants to create a Universal Basic Income by selling shares in himself
News

Kanye West wants to create a Universal Basic Income by selling shares in himself

Basic income campaigners set to give out free cash ahead of universal credit cut
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Basic income campaigners set to give out free cash ahead of universal credit cut

Ministers ‘cobbled together articles’ for universal basic income research
Employment

Ministers ‘cobbled together articles’ for universal basic income research

Scotland unveils basic income plans as COP26-style conference kicks off
Employment

Scotland unveils basic income plans as COP26-style conference kicks off

Is a universal basic income ‘too expensive’ for the UK?
Employment

Is a universal basic income ‘too expensive’ for the UK?

UK Government unmoved on universal basic income pilot after Wales leads way
Employment

UK Government unmoved on universal basic income pilot after Wales leads way

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