Is universal basic income the answer to the cost of living crisis?

Is universal basic income the answer to the cost of living crisis?

The UK is in the grip of a cost of living crisis. Between a 54 per cent rise to the energy price cap, a national insurance hike, record fuel prices, rising interest rates, and freezes to the income tax bands and to the student loan repayment threshold, this year is going to require some tightening of the purse strings for millions of Britons.

Potential solutions are coming from left, right, and centre. The government’s plan is to give people in council tax bands A – D a £150 rebate, and to effectively give everyone a £200 loan this October, before […]

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