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
Keeping all citizens connected in our increasingly digital world.
The Transport basic service aims to ensure that everyone can access local services, employment opportunities, and participate in their local community.
Focusing on basic services, such as housing, food, communications and transport, is, we conclude, far more effective at driving down the cost of living than spending the same money on existing services, or on redistribution.