The Labour Party needs votes, but voters need a Labour Party committed to making good on its foundational commitments. Articulating a vision to address the crises of poverty, inequality, and climate change is in Labour’s interest. UBI is the multipurpose policy instrument capable of delivering part of that vision: a socially secure Britain free from avoidable anxiety.
Join Autonomy and the Basic Income Conversation for a snapshot into the contemporary universal basic income movement. We’ll be hosting a conversation with Labour politicians, campaigners, and communities designing basic income demonstrations. We need a Universal Basic Income now - join the conversation here.
Bethan Winter is a Welsh Labour Party politician. She has been the Member of Parliament for Cynon Valley since the 2019 general election.
Andrew Burnham is the Mayor of Greater Manchester since 2017. He served in Gordon Brown's Cabinet as Chief Secretary to the Treasury from 2007 to 2008, Culture Secretary from 2008 to 2009 and Health Secretary from 2009 to 2010
Co-founder Basic Income Conversation
James Driscoll is North of Tyne mayor for Labour.