Exploring the practicalities of a basic income pilot

Policy product type
Specially commissioned briefing for LGiU Scotland
Published date
February 11, 2019
Author
Coryn Barclay, Fife Council; Mhairi Paterson, North Ayrshire Council; Julie McLachlan, North Ayrshire Council
Categories
Finance, International, People, Services
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Picture courtesy of Carnegie UK Trust.