• Universal Basic Income
    The Citizens’ Income Feasibility Study Steering Group published its final report today, recommending a Universal Basic Income (UBI) pilot scheme in Scotland. Commenting on the report Shona Robison MSP, convener of the SNP’s Social Justice and Fairness Commission, said: “This report is hugely welcome and we will comprehensively consider its findings in the Social Justice & Fairness Commission. “As a Commission, we have been considering different models to deliver a secure income for all – one which eradicates poverty, provides an adequate safety net, and also values unpaid work such as caring and volunteering in the community. “A universal income […]
  • Public Consultation Launched
    The Social Justice and Fairness Commission was established by Nicola Sturgeon to consider options for independence, but also action that could be delivered now, to make Scotland a better place to live for us all. As we look to rebuild from the current crisis created by the pandemic, our work has a vital role to play in harnessing the very best ideas being discussed and distilling them into workable, coherent proposals. Some of these we could take forward now, while others would require independence.  As we recover and rebuild we must not return to the way things were. We can […]