Is it Time for a Basic Income in Scotland?


The Centre for Human Ecology co-hosted ‘Time for a Basic Income in Scotland?’, a conference and interactive forum which

  • draws on cutting-edge action research on Basic Income in Europe and elsewhere
  • discusses key Scottish social and economic challenges and
  • explores options for introducing a Basic Income to Scotland.

Date and Time: Sat 26 November 2016, 10:00 – 15:15 GMT

Location: The Pearce Institute, 840-860 Govan Road, Glasgow G51 3UU

What is a Basic Income? An Unconditional Basic Income would involve regular payments to all residents in a country, enabling them to control the balance between paid and unpaid work in their lives.

Keynote speaker: Guy Standing, co-founder of the Basic Income Earth Network, Professorial Research Associate at the School of Oriental and African Studies and internationally acclaimed author of groundbreaking books on work, security and the economy.

This event is brought to you by the Citizen’s Basic Income Network Scotland, the Centre for Human Ecology, Galgael and Govan Folk University, with kind support from RSA Scotland.