Financial security in Scotland: Securing a living income
This programme will produce three reports outlining how changes can be make to improve Scotland's social security provision.
Universal Basic Income - March 2022
This report calls for introduction of new childcare grant to support parents struggling to meet upfront costs – as next step towards a ‘Universal Basic Services’ model for Scotland.
Delivering a fair work recovery in Scotland - August 2021
This report argues the Scottish government must take transformative action to deliver a fair work recovery that provides a living income for workers across Scotland. It defines a 'living income' as a policy aspiration where people have enough income to lead a good life.
Towards A Minimum Income Guarantee - March 2021
In this report IPPR Scotland set a new direction for social security provision in Scotland that focuses on securing a 'living income' for all, delivered through a minimum income guarantee, alongside action to deliver good work for more people and to reduce costs through stronger collective services.