This report, backed by North of Tyne and Greater Manchester mayors and councillors across the North, suggests that a basic income could be the key to Labour’s success in regaining its former heartlands at the next election, with three quarters of ‘red wall’ voters supporting the policy.
The research sought to better understand the reasons behind support for the policy, finding that the health benefits, savings to the NHS and provision of financial security are the most important factors for support of UBI.
- How Universal Basic Income entered the political mainstream – The Independent
- Red wall voters show support for Universal Basic Income – North East Bylines
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