Trial for a basic income for all may go ahead in Scotland

Trial for a basic income for all may go ahead in Scotland

Jamie Cooke of the Royal Society of Arts Scotland believes the pilot scheme is an exciting opportunity for Scotland SCOTLAND could be the first part of the British Isles to run a universal basic income pilot after the scheme won huge support from participants in an anti-poverty initiative in a local council area.

Work to develop a trial in Fife is to be discussed this Friday at a meeting between councillors, Scottish Government civil servants and members of the Scottish Basic Income Network which campaigns for the introduction of the system.

Under UBI, or citizen’s income, welfare benefits such as child […]

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