Universal basic income goes to public vote in Switzerland

5734ad5c9d4ecnews54sf45fs54f45Switzerland is preparing to vote on proposals to introduce a universal basic income, which campaigners say would erase poverty and remove dependence on welfare.The initiative’s founders have suggested each adult should receive 2,500 francs (£1784) a month with children receiving 625 francs (£446) a month until they reach 18.