Universal Basic Income implementation ‘far easier’ if welfare devolved says Senedd report

Universal Basic Income implementation ‘far easier’ if welfare devolved says Senedd report

News A busy Queen Street in Cardiff. Picture by Jon Candy (CC BY-SA 2.0) A meaningful trial of Universal Basic Income in Wales will need the cooperation of the UK Government, as welfare is not devolved, a Senedd report has said.

The report by the Senedd’s Petitions Committee looking at the Welsh Government’s proposed Universal Basic Income (UBI) pilot for care leavers has concluded that more benefits would be derived from a broader trial.

The report, titled ‘A UBI Pilot for Wales’ , concludes that a wider pilot scheme has the potential to produce even richer, more persuasive evidence than what […]

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