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

People in jobs set to be lost in the transition to net zero could be supported by a basic income, the Welsh government has said.

What is a universal basic income and why is Wales giving it to care leavers?
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What is a universal basic income and why is Wales giving it to care leavers?

The idea of free money for everyone may sound attractive but does a universal basic income live up to the billing? Here’s everything you need to know

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

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

Care leavers in Wales are receiving their first unconditional monthly payment of £1,600 as part of a new pilot universal basic income trial.

A basic income ‘could cut poverty to its lowest point in decades’
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A basic income ‘could cut poverty to its lowest point in decades’

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

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Irish plan to give artists £270 a week should be copied in the UK, say campaigners
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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
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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
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Half of Londoners back universal basic income – but Labour-led Assembly blocks pilot

‘A Universal Basic Income might not bring the utopia we imagine’
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‘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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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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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

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UK Government unmoved on universal basic income pilot after Wales leads way
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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?
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If now is not the time for a Universal Basic Income, when is?

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