Wales to roll out world’s most generous basic income scheme with guaranteed income of £1,600 per month

Wales to roll out world’s most generous basic income scheme with guaranteed income of £1,600 per month

Wales is to introduce what is believed to be the most generous basic income scheme ever trialled in the world.

Ministers want to use the scheme to assess the impact receiving a basic income has on young people as they leave care, particularly those from disadvantaged backgrounds.

All young people leaving care who turn 18 during a 12 month period, across all local authority areas, will be offered the opportunity to take part in the pilot which will begin during the next financial year.The pilot will see all young people leaving care after they turn 18 offered the chance to get […]

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