Wales to offer care leavers £1600 a month in new basic income trial

Wales to offer care leavers £1600 a month in new basic income trial

It is estimated around 500 people will be eligible for the scheme The Welsh Government has outlined plans to extend support for care leavers through a basic income pilot in Wales.

The pilot will see all young people leaving care after they turn 18 offered the chance to get £1,600 a month for two years.

It is estimated around 500 people will be eligible for the scheme, which will cost the Welsh Government £20 million over the next three years.The Welsh Government has said £1600 a month represents the highest amount of money any trial has offered individuals in a […]

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