As people around the world react against complex systems, simplicity is key. And a universal basic income couldn’t be simpler.
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A truly mobile labour market would expose more people to the benefits of immigration.
The EU can hold member states’ feet to the fire on early years and adult education.
A British Investment Bank, focusing on infrastructure investment and small business lending, could act as the bedrock of a new British economy.
A European Army could allow the nations’ governments to spend less on defence while maintaining a strong national security.
A happy by-product of the recent fall in oil prices could be a rise in renewable energy use in oil exporting countries.
The House of Lords is in an odd position — it is a completely undemocratic institution and an international embarrassment, but weakening it further would make our country less democratic.