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Will the Labour Party support Basic Income?

Guy Standing is co-founder of the Basic Income Earth Network and economic advisor to John McDonnell, Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer, who has been leading a working group exploring the feasibility of a Universal Basic Income (UBI) in the UK on behalf of the Labour Party. 

At this event Standing will present his findings, along with details from his book published in 2017 Basic Income: And How We Can Make It Happen.

Date: Tuesday 30 April

Time: 6:30 – 8:30pm

Venue: The Circle, 33 Rockingham Lane, Sheffield

Tickets are £6 and available to buy at:

https://events.ticketsforgood.co.uk/events/1118-festival-of-debate-guy-standing-universal-basic-income

Dr Simon Duffy of the Centre for Welfare Reform will be chairing the event and this will also be an opportunity to explore how we can build on the work of UBI Lab Sheffield and build a grass-roots movement in support of Basic Income.

Library

Money as a Human Right

Money as a Human Right

Maria Lyons combines an analysis of economics with an understanding of inclusion to offer a radical argument for basic income.

UBI and Health

UBI and Health

Existing health research demonstrates why basic income will have very positive health impacts and why welfare conditionality is harmful.

UBI: A Psychological Impact Assessment

UBI: A Psychological Impact Assessment

An important report which sets out the case for Universal Basic Income (UBI) from the perspective of psychologists.

Basic Income Plus

Basic Income Plus

Simon Duffy on why a system of basic income plus an appropriate disability benefit would be a significant improvement over the UK's current system of demeaning conditionality.