The Scottish Government should scrap benefits and pay every adult a basic income to eliminate poverty, a report has said.
Proposals backed by Nicola Sturgeon to give every Scot a minimum income would cost a third of Scotland’s budget and lead to huge tax hikes, warn her own officials.
Fifers could be paid a basic income in the next two to three years under a pilot of a radical alternative to the current welfare system.
Fancy talking about a referendum in the EU? No, not that one.