Authors: Caroline Richardson & Simon Duffy
Basic Income Plus is a new and radical idea for reforming the benefit system. It means everyone gets enough money to live on and that people who need extra resources because of disability or other needs then they get additional resources on top of the basic element that everyone gets.
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The publisher is the Centre for Welfare Reform.
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Caroline Richardson and Simon Duffy outline a practical approach for making sure basic income works for disabled people and others who face extra costs.
Simon Duffy gave this keynote talk for the Centre for Wellbeing in Public Policy and as part of the Festival of Debate 2020 online.
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.
Anne van Dalen describes the positive impact that the freedom and security of basic income had on her life.
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Bill Jordan explains why COVID-19, like the Black Death before it, may finally push the current elites to accept the logic of basic income.