Local Action


The Basic Income movement is all about building support at the grassroots level. if you would like to work with people in your area, or are interested in what other groups are doing, here is a list of current groups and accounts in the UK. Some do not have websites but you can get in touch with them via social media.


Citizens Basic Income Trust - The oldest group in the UK, CBIT is an educational charity founded in 1986. They have many resources including reviews of related books, reports and schemes for implementing UBI.

UBI Lab Network - Affiliated to Basic Income UK, UBILab has some great resources for setting up your own group.

Basic Income Conversation - Run out of think-tank Compass, it has been leading on the lobbying of Parliament and has been collecting stories about what difference UBI would make. They will be publishing a toolkit soon.

Citizens Basic Income Network Scotland - An educational charity set up in 2017, CBINS has been involved with the Scottish pilot feasibility study, due out in June 2020.

Basic Income Wales

Basic Income Northern Ireland

Smaller Local groups

UBI Lab Sheffield

UBI Lab Liverpool

UBI Lab Leeds

UBI Lab Kirklees

UBI Lab NorthEast (Newcastle)

UBI Lab Norfolk

UBI Lab Birmingham

UBI Lab Hull

UBI Lab York

Basic Income South East

Southend Basic Income

Basic Income Cardiff

Basic Income West Midlands

Here is a list of other UK groups you can get in touch with.

Affinity groups:

BI UK Trade Unionists (Facebook group)

International Organisations (Basic Income Earth Network affiliates)


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