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Benefits, bills and safe routes for refugees: All the issues the major parties aren't talking about
Sunak and Starmer debate
General election 2024

Benefits, bills and safe routes for refugees: All the issues the major parties aren't talking about

It's been a big week for manifestos there are plenty of opportunites to tackle poverty being missed ahead of the general election. We break down the big omissions
British farmers demand universal basic income to prevent bankruptcy in wake of Brexit
Farmer mental health
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British farmers demand universal basic income to prevent bankruptcy in wake of Brexit

Canada gave out free money to help homeless people. It reduced rough sleeping and busted stereotypes
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Homelessness

Canada gave out free money to help homeless people. It reduced rough sleeping and busted stereotypes

Andy Burnham: 'Housing is a human right'
Interview

Andy Burnham: 'Housing is a human right'

What is a universal basic income and why is it being trialled in the UK?
UBI

What is a universal basic income and why is it being trialled in the UK?

Michael Gove couldn't spend £1.9bn to tackle the housing crisis. So here’s 10 things the money could be spent on instead
Michael Gove leads DLUHC
Government spending

Michael Gove couldn't spend £1.9bn to tackle the housing crisis. So here’s 10 things the money could be spent on instead

How universal basic income’s impact on people’s finances could transform the nation’s health
Close-up of woman's hands with empty wallet and utility bills.Many utility bills, coins and hands in a warm sweater holding an open wallet;
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How universal basic income’s impact on people’s finances could transform the nation’s health

We must trust our universal basic instinct
Paul McNamee

We must trust our universal basic instinct

Industrial workers in Wales could be given free cash to help with green jobs transition
Cardiff Bay with old coal hoists in the water
Green jobs

Industrial workers in Wales could be given free cash to help with green jobs transition

Wales launches monthly £1,600 universal basic income payments for care leavers
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Wales launches monthly £1,600 universal basic income payments for care leavers

In a time of growing poverty, there is no reason to also foster a poverty of creativity
Guitar, drum and pints of Guinness
Paul McNamee

In a time of growing poverty, there is no reason to also foster a poverty of creativity

Irish plan to give artists £270 a week should be copied in the UK, say campaigners
Musicians playing on the streets of Ireland.
Basic income

Irish plan to give artists £270 a week should be copied in the UK, say campaigners

Welsh care leavers to receive £1,600 a month in basic income pilot
Universal Basic Income

Welsh care leavers to receive £1,600 a month in basic income pilot

Half of Londoners back universal basic income - but Labour-led Assembly blocks pilot
Universal Basic Income

Half of Londoners back universal basic income - but Labour-led Assembly blocks pilot

'A Universal Basic Income might not bring the utopia we imagine'
John Bird

'A Universal Basic Income might not bring the utopia we imagine'

Kanye West wants to create a Universal Basic Income by selling shares in himself
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News

Kanye West wants to create a Universal Basic Income by selling shares in himself

Basic income campaigners set to give out free cash ahead of universal credit cut
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News

Basic income campaigners set to give out free cash ahead of universal credit cut

Ministers ‘cobbled together articles’ for universal basic income research
Employment

Ministers ‘cobbled together articles’ for universal basic income research

Scotland unveils basic income plans as COP26-style conference kicks off
Employment

Scotland unveils basic income plans as COP26-style conference kicks off

Is a universal basic income 'too expensive' for the UK?
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Employment

Is a universal basic income 'too expensive' for the UK?

UK Government unmoved on universal basic income pilot after Wales leads way
Universal Basic Income doesn't tempt Therese Coffey or Rishi Sunak
Employment

UK Government unmoved on universal basic income pilot after Wales leads way

If now is not the time for a Universal Basic Income, when is?
Sian Berry

If now is not the time for a Universal Basic Income, when is?