The government should give £10,000 per year to every citizen under 55, a report suggests.
The Royal Society for the encouragement of the Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA) says it could pave the way to everyone getting a basic state wage.
If UBI could cut the welfare system and its myriad of different payments and bureaucracy, that seems a good thing to me, but it's the universal nature of this that is "slightly" worrying.
Why stop at £10k, why not pay £20k, £30k, or £40k to people instead and give everyone a proper income? Why work, when you get paid to do nothing?
If we were to go down this road, could a case be made for doing away with money altogether? If you don't need to work to earn money anymore, what would be the point of having money in such a UBI world?