Reply to post: Re: UBI

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

Seajay#

Re: UBI

Where are you getting those numbers?

I see £46Bn spent on working age welfare [1]

41 million working age population [2]

So we get about £1000 /year each

[1] https://visual.ons.gov.uk/welfare-spending/

[2] https://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/populationandmigration/populationestimates/articles/overviewoftheukpopulation/july2017

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