In a country as wealthy as Britain, why are so many living without the basic necessities of shelter, food and internet access?
The fight for essentials and desirables to be provided free of charge is one as old as society itself
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
The Food basic service aims to ensure that food insecurity is eliminated.
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.