Following Lib Dem conference voting in favour of the principle of a Universal Basic Income, the party is now developing the details. Here’s the party advert on how you can take part in the next stage. … Read the full post »
Read my posts about Universal Basic Income, often called UBI – the idea of replacing a mix of other benefits with one, simple unified payment.
Ed Davey gave his first conference speech as Liberal Democrat leader today. Here’s what he said. … Read the full post »
It’s a busy time putting the Liberal Democrats back on track: the big independent election review, a leadership timetable, plans for an online party conference that would be a first for British politics, creating a new party strategy, updating our policy and more. … Read the full post »
A fair society is one that can best protect and nourish us in the face of the challenges of the age, immediate ones such as coronavirus, long-term ones such as climate change, and endemic ones such as social injustice. … Read the full post »
Stephen Tall and I kick off with a policy discussion this time on our politics podcast: the pros and cons of a universal basic income. … Read the full post »
Lib Dem Newswire #109 includes a poll showing how the Lib Dems might rise to 18%, Jo Swinson talking about the fight for equalities, an interview with Lib Dem Voice editor Caron Lindsay and a welcome step forward for electoral reform in Wales. … Read the full post »
There is an attractive simplicity about the idea of a straight-forward flat rate citizen’s income, but would it really work in practice? … Read the full post »