Last week the IGP accepted the invitation from the International Futures Forum (IFF) to present the idea of Universal Basic Services in Edinburgh to an audience of general interest, and afterwards to a smaller group who have been charged with the development of proposal for a Scottish Basic Income experiment that may take place in … Continue reading IGP visit to IFF in Edinburgh
Our response to Brexit must be an invigorated public environment directly controlled by local democracy - a prospect offered by 'Universal Basic Services'.
We are very pleased to present a short video introducing the London Cooking Project and the Be Enriched Battersea Canteen. We know that the idea of a UBS for Food is one of the harder ones to imagine, and so we hope that a vignette of a community food service already in action will give everyone … Continue reading London Cooking Project: community food in action
https://www.centreforpublicimpact.org/job-creation-in-a-digital-world/ Vincent Chin Global Public Sector Leader, The Boston Consulting Group Governments should actively explore providing their citizens with universal basic services – including internet access and mobile digital connectivity – as private goods. This is because removing barriers to social and financial inclusion is vital in the drive towards broad-based, inclusive growth and sustainable … Continue reading Job creation in a digital world
Universal Basic Services discussed at length by @moorehl and @jdportes on @Ed_Milliband “Reasons to be Cheerful” podcast : https://www.acast.com/reasonstobecheerful/episode38.universalbasicservices-shapingthe21stcenturywelfarestate
http://blog.sipols.com/the-case-for-universal-basic-services/ Mick There is strong support for increased public spending funded by taxation on those who can afford to pay. Without action in advance of the job losses caused by automation, we risk severing the social contract and leaving swathes of the population in abject poverty. Universal Basic Services are a radical idea, but … Continue reading The Case for Universal Basic Services
Sainsbury Living Well Index 2018 Henry Worthington Oxford Economics and the National Centre for Social Research In addition to covering the degree of financial stress in low income families and the extent to which Transport links affect wellbeing, this reports includes specific data on the correlation of eating alone and wellbeing. Everything else equal, someone … Continue reading Sainsbury report highlights value of social eating