Stewart Lansley is a visiting fellow at London’s City University and at the University of Bristol. He has written widely on inequality, wealth, poverty and austerity, and is the author of A Universal Basic Income: An Idea Whose Time Has Come? ( with Howard Reed ), Compass, 2016. He is also the author of A Sharing Economy, How Social Wealth Funds Can Tackle Inequality and Help Balance the Books, Policy Press, 2016, Breadline Britain, Oneworld , 2015 ( with Jo Mack ) and the Cost of Inequality, Gibson Square, 2011.
A greater role in the economy for the many can be more than fine words says Stewart Lansley. In the UK the Prime minister, Theresa May has repeatedly pledged to