Background context for 21st century welfare reform and unique aspects of basic services.
Professor Jonathan Portes and Howard Reed write two papers discussing the challenges facing our society and look at the costs and effects of delivering Transport and Information UBS.
Universal Basic Services (UBS) are a collection of 7 services that go as far as possible to enable citizens to live a basic life at the lowest monetary cost.
Universal Basic Services (UBS) is the only way to sustainably deliver the social safety and cohesion required in a large modern society.
Only by recognising and purposefully activating our natural inclination to make social effort in return for a promise of safety can our societies deliver the safety and security they need to function properly.
UK Labour Party announces that they will bring in free bus travel for everyone under 25
It turns out the solution to homelessness is painfully simple and blindingly obvious: give homes to homeless people.
A lack of universal or adequate benefits is a major problem
Review of the RSA’s UBOF proposal for a pathway to UBI
Instead of giving people money, why not guarantee all of the public services they need to live a full life?
towards “providing for all the things which all should enjoy in a modern community”
Expand the boundaries of what is possible for the political conversation