This petition was submitted during the 2017–2019 Conservative government

Petition Introduce an unconditional, Universal Basic Income

With ever more jobs becoming automatable, risking vast unemployment, a regular unconditional dividend should be paid to every citizen to provide a decent standard of living and stimulate the economy from the bottom up.

This will also reduce crime, healthcare costs and improve education outcomes.

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Here is a further list of reasons to pay a basic income:

And some preliminary results from a trial in Finland:

And a study into the likely impact of automation on future employment:

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