Scottish councils considering universal basic income trials

Scottish councils considering universal basic income trials

A scheme to give every citizen a universal basic income (UBI) is set to be piloted by two Scottish councils as they have started to investigate trial schemes this year.

The initiative, in which benefits will be replaced by a single, unconditional payment regardless of earned income, is currently being considered by Glasgow and Fife councils following meetings held late last year.

The councils have not yet announced at which level the basic income will be set but will proceed with the pilots subject to securing sufficient government funding.“Like a lot of people, I was interested in the idea [of the […]

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