‘Basic income is our generation’s NHS. Labour needs to get on board’

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Interest in a universal basic income has dramatically risen in response to plans for two micro-pilots in Jarrow, South Tyneside, and East Finchley, London, published in a report by the think tank Autonomy and Northumbria University. We have been asked two recurring questions. First, why is a progressive basic income needed now? And, second, why should the Labour Party recommit to trialling it given their current strategy of avoiding perceptions of radical policy?
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages4
Specialist publicationLabourList
Publication statusPublished - 26 Jun 2023

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