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
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
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
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
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.