Our mission

We believe that now is the time for the United Kingdom to reform its benefit system and to base it on a Universal Basic Income (also known as a Citizen’s Income).

Universal Basic Income would provide financial security for all, so that everyone has the resources they need to fulfil their potential. We urge others to express support for the principle of a Basic Income with the aim of making it an issue in the next General Election. Basic Income is a regular payment made to every individual, not means tested, non-withdrawable and without work conditions. It would :    

  • Guarantee everyone a secure base which ensures that work always pays    
     
  • Replace the complex benefits system with a scheme fit for the 21st century
        
  • Provide us all, including people who need extra income related to sickness, disability and housing, with the freedom to develop and contribute our talents, and the dignity we all deserve.

With your support we can press politicians to back this idea and make it a key campaign issue at the next General election.

If you agree with us please endorse the above statement and we would also love to hear why you support a basic income.

 

Who's endorsing

WinWin Training
grr ltd
Centre for Welfare Reform
1,030 endorsements
5,000 endorsements

Will you endorse?

  • endorsed 2016-08-31 16:48:15 +0100
  • endorsed 2016-08-31 16:12:43 +0100
    Because our current tax and benefit system is insane, costly, dehumanising and utterly, utterly dysfunctional, thanks in large measure to malign politicians flexing their muscles for the media to show how tough they can be on the poor and “feckless”. Basic Income would put an end to all this madness
  • WinWin Training endorsed 2016-08-31 14:28:38 +0100
    In the turbulent world of 21st century politics and economics there has never been a better time to introduce a Basic Income for every citizen in the UK. I wholeheartedly support this endeavor which I believe will benefit all members of society by supporting ordinary citizens to thrive; to engage more effectively in life, economically, socially and democratically.
  • endorsed 2016-08-31 14:26:31 +0100
    I believe a basic income for all is vital in order to erase the stigma behind claiming benefits and to stop people from living in fear of being made redundant. It’s time everyone worked in the job they want to work in without fear of not being able to afford basic amenities.
  • endorsed 2016-08-29 14:45:52 +0100
  • endorsed 2016-08-28 22:48:42 +0100
  • endorsed 2016-08-28 20:31:10 +0100
  • endorsed 2016-08-27 22:05:37 +0100
  • endorsed 2016-08-27 13:43:52 +0100
  • grr ltd endorsed 2016-08-27 08:05:06 +0100
    A Fantastic concept, it would save billions
  • endorsed 2016-08-24 15:20:39 +0100
  • Centre for Welfare Reform endorsed 2016-06-14 12:44:22 +0100

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