Reply to post: "a £50/£100/£150 UBI would cost £28bn annually"

Universal basic income is a great idea, which is also why it won't happen

andy 103
WTF?

"a £50/£100/£150 UBI would cost £28bn annually"

"a £50/£100/£150 UBI would cost £28bn annually"

I'm pretty sure that the cost depends on the cost. You should get a different figure depending on whether it is 50, 100 or 150, for the (constantly changing) number of people involved at any given time. This is known as basic maths and is why nobody pays any attention to these bullshit articles on things which are literally never going to happen.

Nobody can calculate anything accurately enough to make this sort of thing a reality. Saying it would cost 28 billion is like saying it'll cost "some money". Exactly, you've no idea how much, and neither does anyone else. So how can a plan be implemented for it? Oh yeah, it totally can't, and won't.

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