Work and Pensions Select Committee hearing on Universal Basic Income

Posted on November 15, 2020

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The Committee heard evidence and viewpoints of academics, policy experts and campaigners about the potential benefits and drawbacks of introducing a Universal Basic Income (UBI) in the UK.

The session took place on Wednesday 11th November. The two parts consisted of

Panel 1

Panel 2

You can find the transcript of the session here.

You can watch the session either on here or part 1 and part 2 on youtube.

What happens next? The Committee will write a report which is due to be published early next year. Let us hope that they will take some steps in the right direction with recommendations for a basic income.